• 3 charged in connection with robbing, shooting of man in University City, police say

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A man was shot after he said three men robbed him at gunpoint in University City Wednesday evening, police said.

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    Authorities said they responded to the victim at the hospital around 7:45 p.m. They said the victim said the incident happened on North Tryon Street near E.W.T Harris Boulevard.

    Two of the three men had guns and one of them shot the victim in the right arm before running away from the scene, officials said.

    Chaunquarius Robinson, 22; Elijah Mingo, 21; and Nijel Hitchcock, 19, have all been charged in connection with this robbery and shooting.

    (Robinson, Mingo, Hitchcock)

    Robinson was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon. 

    Mingo was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit a robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a dangerous weapon inflicting serious injury, possession of a firearm by a felon, discharging a firearm in city limits, injury to property and resisting, obstructing or delaying.

    Hitchcock was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit a robbery with a dangerous weapon and resisting, obstructing or delaying.

    All three suspects were on electronic monitoring for approximately 90 days after being released from jail earlier this year, according to police. They are scheduled to appear in court Friday at 1 p.m.

    No other information has been released. 

    Check back with wsoctv.com for updates.

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