Man shot in own Charlotte apartment by intruder

Published: Feb. 21, 2020 at 10:38 PM EST
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Police say a man forced his way into a Charlotte apartment and shot a man in the shoulder.

The incident occurred around 9:58 p.m. on the 1500 block of Montgomery Street.

The alleged shooter reportedly fled the scene in a vehicle. The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Nobody else was in the apartment at the time of the shooting, CMPD says.

Police haven’t determined a motive to the crime and don’t know if the suspect knew his victim.

Officers stopped a vehicle nearby and detained somebody but aren’t sure if that person is the suspect.

The investigation is active and no more information was released.

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