Sleeping teen grazed by bullet as multiple homes shot into in northwest Charlotte

Sleeping teen grazed by bullet

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A 15 year-old girl was grazed in the leg by a bullet while sleeping early Monday morning. The girl was inside one of four homes that were shot into in the area.

The shootings happened near Palm Breeze Lane and Windy Valley Drive.

We’re told the 911 calls started coming in just after 4 a.m.

“I was so scared, neighbor Keilend Jenkins said. "I had to get my little sisters up and I was saying someone is shooting get down.”

So far, no arrests have been made. Police are talking to witnesses as they try to find whoever is responsible. The 15-year-old girl sustained injuries to her leg, but her grandmother tells WBTV she has been released from the hospital.

On Aug. 26, 2018 a house party turned deadly at this address on Palm Breeze Ln. CMPD says 21-year-old Torriano Joyce was shot and killed.

Also in the neighborhood, there have been at least two cases of shots being fired into a house on Mistral Way.

Police say a 13-year-old was shot in the leg during one of those instances on April 11. No one was injured when shots were fired into the home on Jan. 22.

If you have any information that could help with these most recent incidents, call Crime Stoppers at 1-704-334-1600.

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