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Man shot outside apartment complex in north Charlotte

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By Ron Lee - bio l email & Jeff Rivenbark - email

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A man shot at an apartment complex in the Mallard Creek area of north Charlotte early Wednesday morning.

Officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department were called to the 5500 block of Alpine Lane around 12:42 a.m.

Witnesses told WBTV the 27-year-old victim was sitting in an SUV with another man.  The gunman approached the SUV and fired at the victim striking him in the arm and chest area.

The driver in the SUV wasn't injured and managed to run to a nearby apartment building to get away from the shooter.   

The victim got into a taxi cab and was taken to Carolinas Medical Center-University. 

He suffered life-threatening injuries and was later taken to Carolinas Medical Center-Main.

The CMPD does not have any information about the shooter at this time.

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