Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have arrested a 24-year-old man in connection with a shooting early Saturday at a Charlotte gas station that injured a bystander.
On Sunday, police charged Stephon Washington with discharging a firearm within city limits.
Around 2:43 a.m. Saturday, police responded to the Shell Gas Station at 2736 Freedom Drive in reference to shots fired.
A man told arriving officers that he had been sitting in his car when two men had a verbal altercation in the parking lot.
The two men began firing shots and one of the bullets hit the victim in the neck.
The two suspects fled the scene in their vehicles, police said.
During police interviews, Washington said he fired his gun at an unknown male with whom he had gotten into an argument at a nearby club.
That weapon was recovered by police, who are still seeking the second suspect involved in the shooting.
Anyone with information about this case should contact Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or by visiting http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.
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