Large police presence along Independence Boulevard in east Charlotte

CHARLOTTE — A large police presence could be seen early Wednesday in the parking lot of the South 21 restaurant in east Charlotte.

Several officers could be seen in the parking lot off Independence Boulevard, near Eastway Drive, around 2 a.m. and Channel 9 crews could see dozens of evidence markers scattered across the ground.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has not said what happened or if there was a threat to the public.

Channel 9 has asked CMPD for more details and will bring you LIVE updates on Eyewitness News.

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