Shootout along I-77 leads to 4-car crash, officials say

Shootout along I-77 leads to 4-car crash, officials say

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Interstate 77 northbound in Charlotte was shut down for seven hours after a shooting and crash Saturday morning, police said.

Occupants in two vehicles were shooting at each other, according to the crime report. The drivers then fled the scene.

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“I don’t know the whole psychological thing behind it,” Charlotte resident Naeem Higgins said. “What leads people to violent, heinous acts?”

According to officials, I-77 was blocked between Brookshire Freeway and LaSalle Street after a shooting led to a crash involving four cars.

Officials said one person showed up at a hospital seriously hurt. Their condition is unknown.

No arrests have been made at this point.

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No other information has been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

Check back with wsoctv.com for updates on this investigation.