• Police say incident at Harding High School may have led to shooting in west Charlotte

    By: Glenn Counts

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police said they believe an incident at Harding High School may have led to a shooting Tuesday night in west Charlotte.

    The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said a patrol officer saw a Honda Accord driving slowly on Ashley Road, near the Walmart on Wilkinson Boulevard, with a shattered back window around 9:45 p.m.

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    Police said when the officer got out of his car to investigate, the driver began firing shots in the air. They said the officer called for backup.

    Officers said they found a 21-year-old man who had been shot inside the vehicle. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.

    Police said they believe an incident at Harding may have started it all. They’re asking anyone with information about what led to the shooting to call them.

    Officers are asking anyone with information to call CrimeStoppers at (704) 334-1600 or 911. 

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