A woman had to be hospitalized early Friday after being shot in her east Charlotte yard, reported the Observer’s news partner WBTV.
It happened around 4:55 a.m. in the 1800 block of Anderson Street, not far from East Sugar Creek Road, WBTV reported.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said the victim had been shot in the leg and was taken by Medic to Carolinas Medical Center.
TV station WSOC reports the victim is a mother of four, and she was shot when she left the house for work and came face-to-face with a man robbing someone in her driveway.
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WSOC says she told officers that the suspect saw her and when she turned to run back inside the house, she was shot. WSOC is reporting police may have a suspect identified.