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Convicted felon facing attempted murder charge in University City shooting

Kerr Kerr

A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that left a woman seriously injured in the University City area. 

The shooting happened around 9:36 a.m. on Feb. 5. inside the woman's apartment on Wexford Meadows Lane, just off of University City Boulevard. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said the victim's six-month-old child was also inside the apartment at the time of the shooting but was not harmed. 

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The woman was rushed to Carolinas Medical Center in critical condition, police said.  Detectives believe 35-year-old Curtis Garyray Kerr allegedly forced his way into the apartment looking for someone who wasn't there. Police say they noticed the unoccupied apartment next door was also shot into. 

A neighbor told police that a bullet pierced through the wall in her dining room and left a hole not far above her floor.

Kerr was charged with attempted murder, having a dangerous weapon and inflicting serious injury, possessing a firearm as a convicted felon, breaking and entering and damaging property. 

Police did not say whether Kerr and the victim knew each other. 

He is expected to appear in court Friday afternoon. 

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