A SWAT situation is happening on John Penn Circle and police say it is connected to an earlier shooting in east Charlotte. Heavy police presence can be seen near The Plaza and WT Harris.
The shooting in east Charlotte that landed a woman in the hospital may have involved a child, according to police on scene.
A woman was transported to Carolinas Medical Center from the 4600 block of Perth Court with serious gunshot injuries, according to Medic.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they are looking for a man in connection to the shooting who fled the scene in a green Mercury Grand Marquis. Police say they have found the car, but have not said if they know where the suspect is.
Police have not specified how the child is related to the victim or suspect or where the child currently is, but a police source tells WBTV that the shooting appears to be related to domestic violence.
The source also said the victim had three gunshot wounds to the chest.