Family dispute leads to north Charlotte shooting, one injured

Family dispute leads to north Charlotte shooting, one injured
(Jordan Sawyers/WBTV)
(Jordan Sawyers/WBTV)

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A man received minor injuries when he was shot in the hand in a shooting in north Charlotte Saturday.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, the shooting occurred around 1:06 p.m. inside a home in the 1800 block of Maribel Avenue. Officers said there were seven people inside the home when the shooting occurred.

CMPD said the shooting was a result of a family dispute. All of the people inside the home knew one another, police said.

The male victim allegedly got into a fight with his girlfriend when he then pulled out a gun, according to CMPD. A family member of the girlfriend then shot back at the man, officers said. The man was shot him in the hand, police said.

The victim then allegedly ran to a neighbors home in the 1900 block of Taylor Avenue to find help, officers said.

MEDIC said one person was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with a non life-threatening gunshot wound.  Police said the victim is expected to be OK.

No names have been released.

Police say charges are pending.

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