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Suspect sought in shooting at Citgo gas station

Police are trying to find the person who fired a shot into a car Sunday afternoon near a gas station on Statesville Road.

The shooting happened around 2 p.m. at the Citgo station just north of Interstate 85, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. A bullet struck a parked car, but no one was injured.

Officers initially detained three people in a car that they believed was connected to the shooting, but a police spokesman said they weren’t involved. One person in that car was arrested for possessing a stolen gun.

Police encouraged anyone with information about the shooting to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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