A man is accused of shooting a member of his girlfriend’s family in the SouthPark area early Monday, according to WBTV, the Observer’s news partner.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said a man went to an apartment on Ashley Park Lane looking for his girlfriend around 1:23 a.m., and the girlfriend’s mother answered the door.
After an argument, the boyfriend pulled out a knife, then a gun. After a brief struggle, he shot one of his girlfriend’s male family members, police said.
Medic took the man to the hospital in critical condition.
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The shooter was arrested. No names have been released.