Charlotte-Mecklenburg police charged two men on Saturday after a Friday night shooting that left two people hospitalized, including a 6-year-old boy.
Christopher Willis, 21, and Tevin Mayweather, 29, both from Charlotte, were charged after being interviewed by CMPD violent crimes detectives. A third person, Roberto Garcia, 18, of Charlotte, was charged with possession of marijuana.
At 10:15 p.m. Friday, police responded to a call in the 8500 block of University Station Circle. The boy and a 17-year-old male were taken by Medic to Carolinas Medical Center with injuries that were serious but not thought to be life-threatening. Their names are being withheld because of their ages.
Authorities said there had been an earlier altercation between the 17-year-old victim and several other people. They returned and began shooting at the teen, striking him and the 6-year-old boy, police said.
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The suspects then drove away but were spotted by patrol officers who stopped the vehicle, police said.
Willis and Mayweather were each charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, among other offenses.
Police said they are not searching for any additional suspects. Anyone with information about the case should call 704-432-8477 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.