Person seriously injured in Charlotte shooting on Thanksgiving Day

Person seriously injured in Charlotte shooting on Thanksgiving Day

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - One person was seriously injured in a shooting in Charlotte on Thanksgiving Day.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, officers responded to Pierson Drive around 5 p.m. in reference to an assault with deadly weapon with injury call.

When officers arrived, they located a male victim with an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital with a life-threatening injury.

Detectives charged Nickolas Xavier Wright, 25, in the shooting. He was transferred to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office and charged with assault with ad eadly weapon with the intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He was released on an unsecured bond.

This is an ongoing, active investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website.

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