1 seriously hurt in incident at Carowinds

It’s not clear what led up to the shooting or if a suspect is in custody.
One person was injured in the shooting.
One person was injured in the shooting.
Published: Nov. 18, 2023 at 8:46 AM EST
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – One person was injured in an overnight incident at the Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort and Campgrounds, officials said.

Medic confirmed that one person was sent to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after what was initially indicated as a shooting.

In a statement, Carowinds officials said Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police responded to an “altercation” at Camp Wilderness Resort at 4:15 a.m. Saturday and determined there was no evidence of a shooting.

“Carowinds is fully cooperating with local law enforcement agencies as they investigate this matter. Our primary focus remains the safety and security of our guests and associates,” the statement read in part.

WBTV has reached out to the CMPD for further details.

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