Officer-involved shooting reported in east Charlotte

No injuries were reported.
The shooting happened early Saturday.
Published: May. 27, 2023 at 8:20 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened early Saturday morning in east Charlotte.

Officers said they were called just after 2 a.m. to Arnold Drive, near Eastway Drive, for reports of an assault with a deadly weapon. According to the caller, there was a large party where multiple people had guns.

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When they arrived, police said someone in a stopped car began to shoot at them. An officer fired and the vehicle left, police said.

No injuries were reported.

Police are searching for a four-door silver sedan with a sunroof.

CMPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau will conduct a separate but parallel investigation, as is standard procedure with officer-involved shootings.

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. Detective Albanese is the lead detective assigned to this case.

The public can also leave information anonymously with Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or