Man accused of shooting at delivery driver’s car in west Charlotte

Man accused of shooting at delivery driver’s car in west Charlotte
According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened on Millbridge Drive around 10 p.m. (Source: John Sparks/WBTV)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A man is accused of shooting at a delivery driver’s car in west Charlotte Thursday night.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, 29-year-old Vilayphone Souphanthavong was charged with his involvement in this case.

The incident happened on Millbridge Drive around 10 p.m.

Police say a woman, working as a delivery driver, called 911 to report that shots were fired at her car while she was stopped on the road. The woman wasn’t hurt in the incident.

Officers arrived and saw the suspect go into a home on Ranch Road. The suspect refused to leave the home, so additional officers were called to the scene.

Detectives and officers gathered evidence at the scene and identified Souphanthavong as the suspect. He was arrested and charged with discharging a weapon into occupied property, then taken to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office.

No one was injured during this incident, and police say this is an ongoing and active investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to immediately call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website.

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