CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A man reportedly struck a woman in the head hit with a gun outside a popular Charlotte bakery in the NoDa neighborhood in east Charlotte Sunday.
According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, a woman was pistol-whipped by a man around 12:47 a.m. Sunday morning outside of Amelie's, which is a popular bakery in Charlotte, located in the 2400 block of North Davidson Street.
The incident began at Red@28th between two customers located near Amelie's.
Police say the man fired multiple shots in the parking lot after he allegedly struck the woman. Two cars where struck by bullets, one of which had people inside. Dozens of people were running for cover.
People who were inside the bakery at the time of the shooting say they're shaken up and don't feel safe, but thankful they were not hurt.
"We are thankful no one was injured and the situation was handled quickly. The authorities were quick to take action and have now taken over the case," Mary Jayne Wilson, who is the director of operations at Amelie's, said.
Folks who were eating inside the bakery said they were reminded that life is far too precious. Yellow caution tape could be seen in the parking lot near the restaurant Sunday evening.
The extent of the victim's injuries is unknown.
Amelie's French Bakery and Cafe released the following statement:
No arrests have been made.