CMPD: Security guard shoots, seriously injures man at northeast Charlotte motel

CMPD: Security guard shoots, seriously injures man at northeast Charlotte motel

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A security guard shot an assault suspect outside a northeast Charlotte motel early Friday morning, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say.

Two women told the security guard at the Travel Inn on Reagan Drive that they had been assaulted by a man and needed help.

That's when police say the security guard encountered the man in the parking lot, got into a fight and shot him. It happened around 1:20 a.m.

Medic took the man to Carolinas Medical Center, where he is being treated for a serious injury.

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