Man critically injured in shooting at north Charlotte Days Inn

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A man is in critical condition after being shot at a motel in north Charlotte overnight.

Channel 9 was the first crew on the scene at the Days Inn on West Sugar Creek Road, near Interstate 85.

We first updated WSOC-TV news app users with a notification just before 5 a.m. Monday to make them aware of the crime and that police were still looking for the gunman.

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Police said they responded to the motel just after midnight and found the victim. He was seriously injured and taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Channel 9 crews could see police roping off the parking lot with crime tape and investigators collecting evidence and interviewing possible witnesses.

A police K-9 was used to try to track the shooter but no arrests have been made.

Detectives have not released any other details surrounding the shooting.

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