Fight leads to gunfire, man found shot in west Charlotte road, police say

Man found shot in the road in west Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police said a man was shot early Tuesday morning in west Charlotte. They found him lying in the road, and now officers are searching for whoever pulled the trigger.

Officers got called out to Remount Road at Cowles Road around 2:30 a.m. and found the man suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

['It's getting no better': Local group urges city to unite amid growing homicide numbers]

Content Continues Below

Detectives told Channel 9 the man was with a group of people when he got into a fight and was shot.

Our crews could see crime scene investigators placing several evidence markers in the roadway.

Paramedics took the man to the hospital with serious injuries.

The shooter and several witnesses ran off and no suspect description has been released.

Check back with for updates on this story.