An employee of a Dilworth pizza restaurant was shot this evening while a man tried to rob the business, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.
It happened at about 9:45 p.m. Two men in a white van pulled up to a commercial strip in the 2200 block of Park Road. One went to Queen City Pizza Depot, the other to China Saute restaurant next door. One of the robbers shot an employee of the pizza restaurant in the leg.
The injury is not thought to be life-threatening. Anyone with information can call CrimeStoppers at 704-334-1600.