Police: Man pistol-whipped, shot in leg following argument


CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) — A man was pistol-whipped and shot in the leg following an argument early Wednesday morning at an apartment in southeast Charlotte, police said. 

The incident happened at 2:06 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31 inside an apartment located in the 3600 block of Marvin Road. 

Police said the 911 call came in as a disturbance/noise call with about four to five people outside “talking loud, blowing a horn on a vehicle, and playing loud music.” Shortly after another call came in stating “someone had been shot.”

An argument had reportedly broken out and a man was hit in the head with a gun and then shot in the leg, according to CMPD. The victim was transported to CMC-Main where he is being treated for minor injuries. 

The suspect fled the scene prior to CMPD’s arrival. Officers were interviewing witnesses early Wednesday morning to determine the suspect’s identity.

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