Brothers, ages 3 and 19, grazed by bullet in accidental shooting near hotel in north Charlotte

Brothers, ages 3 and 19, grazed by bullet in accidental shooting near hotel in north Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Police are investigating after they say two brothers, ages 3 and 19, were grazed by a bullet in an accidental shooting near a hotel in north Charlotte Friday night.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened near Old Interstate Road around 8 p.m.

Officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call at the scene where they found a 19-year-old young man and a 3-year-old boy with non-life-threatening graze wounds from a gun at the hotel.

The 3-year-old was taken by Medic to the hospital.

Davione Robinson
Davione Robinson (Source: Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office)

Davione Marquis Robinson, 19, was later charged with felony child abuse, storing a firearm in a manner accessible to a minor, felony possession of cocaine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia in connection to the case.

Detectives determined that the 3-year-old had found the unsecured firearm and accidentally fired it causing the injuries.

CMPD officials were investigating and canvassing the area Friday night.

This is an ongoing, active investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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