One person was fatally shot and another was assaulted Monday night in east Mecklenburg County, police said.
Police have not released the identities of the victims, pending family notification.
At 6:31 p.m., officers were called to Northgate Trail Drive, near where Interstate 485 meets Harrisburg Road, in reference to an assault with a deadly weapon.
But when officers got there, they found only shell casings. A short time later, officials at Carolinas Medical Center-University contacted police saying “a gunshot victim had arrived at their hospital.” The victim was pronounced dead soon after arriving.
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Police say another victim had been assaulted on Northgate Trail Drive. That person’s injuries were minor.
Police didn’t release a name or description of a suspect. Cleve R. Wootson Jr.