3 Teens Shot in East Charlotte in Broad Daylight, Gunman on the Loose

From http://www.wsoctv.com, December 12, 2013

Dozens of police officers are searching an east Charlotte apartment complex for a gunman after three teenagers were shot.

Police: 3 teens shot, gunman on loose

Police said the three victims are teenagers and are in school together.

Investigators are not releasing their names, ages or what school they attend.

Officials did say they are investigating whether the shooting started over a fight between them at an earlier date.

Officers received a 911 call of shots fired at the Hampton Commons Apartments on Milton Road.

Witnesses said gunshots rang out just after 3 p.m.

Channel 9 saw dozens of police cars and police investigators investigated at the scene.

All three victims were taken to Carolinas Medical Center Main for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police marked off an area with crime scene tape where one man saw a victim get shot.

“I just heard, ‘boom, boom, boom, boom,’ it was whole bunch of people in the middle right here and I saw somebody go down. I guess the lady over there called police,” said witness Marshall Burley.

Police went door-to-door speaking with residents trying to piece together what happened.

A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police helicopter helped officers on the ground.

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