Homeownwer Shoots Someone Breaking Into His Home

From News14.com

9/26/09 10:25 A.M.


 CHARLOTTE – Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating the details of a break-in turned shooting that happened Friday morning in the university area.

Police say a suspect was trying to break into a university area home when the homeowner shot him.

It happened around 3:30 a.m. on Glen Luce Avenue. Officers say the homeowner heard a noise, went to his garage and fired shots.

The suspect ran off, but police say he was hurt. They are still investigating.

One Teen Shot, Pregnant Teen Trampled at Party

From www.crimeincharlotte.com

Monday, September 07, 2009

From News Channel 36: A teenager was shot and a pregnant teen was trampled during a party in east Charlotte, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say.

It happened around 12:39 a.m. Monday at the Machu Picchu Restaurant and Lounge on Independence Boulevard near North Sharon Amity Road.

Officers tell NewsChannel 36 that the restaurant was rented out for a party for 16- to 18-year-olds at the time. A fight started inside the restaurant and moved outside where the shots were fired.

According to police, a teen who was an innocent bystander was shot in the leg. He was transported to Presbyterian Hospital by private vehicle. His injuries are not life-threatening.

A pregnant teen fell to the ground and was trampled during the shooting as a crowd tried to run back inside the restaurant, police say. She was transported to the hospital as a precaution.

No arrests have been made so far. If you know anything about this case, you’re asked to call police or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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