CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police say a 15-year-old boy has been arrested after they say he robbed an east Charlotte gas station at gunpoint early Sunday morning.
The robbery happened just before 1 a.m. at the BP Gas Station on Cambridge Commons Drive.
Officers responding to the scene said an armed suspect entered the gas station, pulled out a gun and demanded property from an employee inside the business.
During the robbery, the suspect fired several shots inside the gas station, hitting a second employee. They are expected to be OK, according to police.
Authorities said officers found a 15-year-old boy who matched the description of the suspect less than 10 minutes after arriving at the gas station.
After he was interviewed by detectives, he was charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with the intent to kill and robbery with a dangerous weapon.
This is an ongoing investigation. Check back with wsoctv.com for more information.
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