13-year-old found shot near Cotswold

A 13-year-old boy was found with a gunshot wound Friday night near the Cotswold area of Charlotte.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said they are investigating and canvassing the area around the 1000 block of McAlway Road.

The call reportedly came in around 10:24 p.m. Friday. When officers arrived on scene they said they found the teen with a gunshot wound to the leg.

He was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with minor injuries.

Police say they will not be releasing the name of the victim because of his age. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website.