Two men suspected in a shootout involving an Atlanta rapper were chased through a Charlotte neighborhood late Thursday night but were not apprehended, police said.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said officers in an undercover vehicle spotted a white Dodge Charger on Dundeen Street at about 10:30 p.m. and called for backup. The vehicle was thought to be connected to a shooting that targeted rapper Waka Flocka Flame, police said.
According to officers, when police cruisers arrived, the Dodge sped off, striking the undercover car. A high-speed chase ensued, ending when the two men jumped out of the car on Woodvale Place and ran, police said.
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Officers were unable to find the men after they jumped and ran, police said. The Dodge was taken into police custody so that officers could look for evidence.
The shootout happened Wednesday afternoon in an east Charlotte parking lot. One man was hit in the shoulder.
Waka Flocka Flame was questioned by police after the incident and later released. He was not charged in the shootout.