2 seriously hurt in south Charlotte shooting, MEDIC says

CHARLOTTE — Two people were seriously hurt in a shooting in south Charlotte Tuesday night, paramedics said.

A mom told Channel 9 her car was also shot into while she and her three kids were inside.

It happened just before 8 p.m. on High Meadows Lane off of Archdale Drive. The area houses the Archdale Flats apartments.

A convenience store, the Archdale Mini Mart & Laundry, was at the center of the crime scene investigation.

MEDIC said two people with life-threatening injuries were taken to the hospital.

It’s not clear what led up to the shooting but Channel 9 is working to learn more.

Shardae Foster and her three kids, ages 10, 6 and 3, were inside their car when the shooting happened. She said she had just pulled into the parking lot of the mini mart to buy her kids snacks when she saw the shooter pointing the gun.

“I had to get [the kids] on the floor and hold them down on the floor,” she said. “The windshield, you could hear the glass busting. I had glass all over my back because I had to cover them.”

“Scary enough to make my legs shake. And scary enough to make my mama cry,” one of the children told Channel 9′s Joe Bruno.

Foster is thankful she and her babies were unharmed. She told Bruno she wanted to move her car when she saw the gun but was scared.

She also said at least one of the victims was an innocent bystander.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has not announced any arrests or details about the shooting.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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