Two hospitalized after fight, shooting at Epicentre hotel

Two hospitalized after fight breaks out in Epicentre hotel

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A fight led to a shooting at the AC Hotel in the Epicentre in uptown Charlotte shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday morning.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department reports that the argument took place inside of an elevator at the hotel and involved two victims and a suspect who was not a guest at the hotel at the time.

During the argument, the suspect, David Monts, allegedly pulled out a firearm and during the struggle, shot one of the victims as well as himself in the leg. Monts, 26, was arrested and transported to the Mecklenburg County jail. Police say the suspect did not know the two victims involved in the fight.

He is charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and discharging a firearm in city limits.

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