Man whose car was shot at 12 times arrested on drug, weapons charges

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A man whose car was riddled with bullets during a drive-by shooting Monday on Interstate-85 has been arrested on drug and weapons charges, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. 

Dawan Evans, 32, has been charged with possession of marijuana paraphernalia, possession of a stolen firearm, and possession of a firearm by a felon. 

The shooting happened Monday afternoon on I-85 northbound near I-77. Officers said they found Evans inside his vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds. Investigators believe another car pulled up along-side Evans’ vehicle and started shooting. 

Related: One person rushed to hospital after car riddled with bullet holes on I-85 NB

Evans’ car had at least 12 bullet holes. He was transported to Carolinas Medical Center Monday for serious, but non-life threatening injuries, police said. 

Evans was arrested once he was cleared from the hospital on Monday, police said. The suspect involved in Monday’s drive-by shooting has yet to be identified and remains on the loose. 

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