• Police: Argument over affair led to shooting at southwest Charlotte home

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a shooting in southwest Charlotte on Choyce Avenue. 

    Officials say this shooting started after a dispute over an affair. 

    CMPD told Channel 9 the shooting happened in the front yard just after 11 p.m. Saturday. 

    Mauricio Elias-Arita was arrested. He is facing drug charges.

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    A male victim was shot and was said to have non-life threatening injuries. 

    Police say they are working to figure out if the shooting was self-defense. 

    This is an ongoing investigation. Check back with wsoctv.com for more information. 

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