CMPD: 1 hurt, 1 arrested in early morning Uptown shooting

CHARLOTTE — One person was hurt a shooting early Thursday morning in Uptown, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

According to the department, just after 2:30 a.m., a CMPD officer was stopped by a witness who said there was a situation in the parking area of East 6th Street. While the officer was getting out of their car, they heard a gunshot and saw the suspect holding a gun.

Officers found the victim near East Sixth Street and North Caldwell Street. MEDIC said they were taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A Channel 9 crew on the scene saw officers searching a white, four-door car behind crime scene tape.

Police have not shared what led up to the shooting, but said they do have a suspect in custody. Police said Brandon Allen, 25, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder.

This is a developing story; check back at wsoctv.com for updates.

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