Man and woman shot in middle of the street in west Charlotte

Man and woman injured in west Charlotte shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Detectives are searching Charlotte for whoever shot a man and woman in the middle of the street this afternoon.

It happened on Alice Avenue in west Charlotte around 12:30. Now neighbors say they’re worried about violence in the area.

Neighbors say they saw the shooters get into a getaway car that later came circling back by the neighborhood.

Neighbors were quite scared of who these people might be.

The neighbors say they heard at least 10 gun shots this afternoon.

About 10 evidence markers in this video from the scene.

Police say a man and a woman were shot in the middle of Alice Avenue.

Good news -- both are expected to be ok.

But now people in the neighborhood say they're scared of violence in the area.

Sheridan Brown lives around the corner in the neighborhood.

He came to see what was going on after the shooting.

“I heard there was a shooting in the neighborhood. I got really baffled and had to come see what was going on,” said Brown. “It’s a very tough situation. This has to stop for the communities and for everybody man, we got a lot of people out here.”

Right now police need your help finding the people who did this. Anyone who has information about this is asked to call 911. The public can also leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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