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Victim hospitalized after being shot during carjacking in east Charlotte

Man shot, vehicle stolen in east Charlotte early Wednesday off Community Circle. WBTV photo
Man shot, vehicle stolen in east Charlotte early Wednesday off Community Circle. WBTV photo

A person was shot and carjacked in east Charlotte early Wednesday morning.

The incident happened on Community Circle shortly after midnight.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say they found a male with a gunshot wound who was transported to the hospital.

The victim told police the shooter took his keys and vehicle. This is an ongoing investigation and no further information is available.

The New Orleans Police Department offers tips so that you can avoid being carjacked but also tells you what to do if it happens to you.

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