3 arrested, 1 at large after crashing car, pointing gun at good Samaritan

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A crash in west Charlotte ended with a group of men pointing a gun at a good Samaritan, police said.

Officers told Channel 9 three people are in custody and they are looking for a fourth suspect involved in the wreck, which happened around 2:30 a.m. on Billy Graham Parkway at West Boulevard.

A witness told investigators she stopped to help but that one of the suspects pulled a gun on her.

Police said the suspects jumped from the car and fled after the vehicle flipped into a ditch.

Only Channel 9 was there as police sprawled out along Billy Graham Parkway searching for the suspects. Three men were taken into custody one block away on West Boulevard at New Renaissance Way.

Two of the men were taken to the hospital and the third was placed in police custody.

Channel 9 crews could see one of the suspects loaded into an ambulance and another slumped over in the back of a police cruiser.

No names have been released.

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