Witnesses: Homeless man shot, ran to Family Dollar for help

by: Lauren Ratcliffe Updated:

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating after a man was shot Friday morning near an east Charlotte business.

Officers responded to the call around 10:35 a.m. on Albemarle Road, where they found the man suffering from a gunshot wound.

Witnesses said the victim was a homeless man in his early 20s. He was shot after an argument outside the McDonalds restaurant.

 

 

Witnesses told Channel 9 the victim collapsed inside a nearby Family Dollar after the shooting.

Paramedics took the man to CMC with life-threatening injuries.

Police said a vehicle was also shot into, but no one in the car was injured.

Police said no one is in custody.

Check back with wsoctv.com for more on this developing story.

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