CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said a 14-year-old shot another 14-year-old in the chest Thursday morning inside a home in east Charlotte.
Officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call around 10 a.m. at a home on Riding Trail Road near Albemarle Road and W.T. Harris Boulevard.
CMPD confirmed the teen victim was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries after being shot by a .40-caliber pistol.
The teen was visiting friends when the shooting happened.
"That's sad,” a neighbor told Channel 9. “That should not have happened."
The teens were acquaintances.
The alleged shooter was charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, possession of a handgun by a minor and possession of a stolen firearm.
Police said the gun used in the shooting was stolen.
No additional information has been released.
This is an ongoing investigation. Check back with wsoctv.com for updates.
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