CMPD: Man led police on chase after firing 20 shots outside strip club

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is looking for the person who fired shots in the air outside a south Charlotte strip club then led police on a brief chase early Tuesday morning.

Channel 9 was at the scene outside the Gentleman's Club on Woodlawn Road and could see evidence markers on the ground as investigators tried to piece together the incident.

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According to police, a customer assaulted an employee around 2 a.m. and fired about 20 shots outside the club before pulling off.

Officers said they followed the suspect up Interstate 77, but he got away.

No one was hurt.

This is an ongoing investigation. Check back with wsoctv.com for updates.