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Man arrested during traffic stop, accused of shooting three in northeast Charlotte

Published: Oct. 25, 2021 at 3:03 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A man was arrested during a traffic stop and charged with shooting three people on Monday.

Police say Asante Turner has been charged with two counts of Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury with Intent to Kill, Shooting in the City Limits, and Injury to Personal Property.

N.C. Highway Patrol stopped Turner at I-85 and U.S. 29 on Monday for a traffic violation.

From evidence and information obtained, Turner was identified in a shooting that happened around 2:30 p.m. on Willow Haven Lane in northeast Charlotte.

The shooting took place at an apartment complex.

Two people were transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and one with non-life-threatening injuries.

There are no other details at this time.

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