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.
The shooter was arrested. No names have been released.