CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said they used a stun gun to arrest a suspect armed with a machete Tuesday morning in east Charlotte.
Hickory Grove Division officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call around 9:30 a.m. near the McDonald's on Albemarle Road.
According to officials, the 911 caller told police that the suspect was armed with a firearm and machete.
Upon arrival, officers said they found a suspect armed with a machete, and when the suspect failed to drop the weapon, officers used a stun gun.
No injuries to bystanders or responding officers were reported.
CMPD later identified the suspect as Correy Watson.
Police said he is facing multiple charges including assault with a deadly weapon.
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