Teen shot in west Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Police say a teenager was shot in west Charlotte Monday afternoon.

The shooting happened in the 3000 block of Freedom Drive around 4:40 p.m.

A call to 911 indicated a teenager suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

According to MEDIC, the victim had life threatening injuries and was transported to Carolinas Medical Center.

WBTV has a crew at the scene.  We'll update wbtv.com as soon as we get new information.