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Man shot in his Charlotte driveway while sitting in vehicle, police say

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A man was sitting in his vehicle in his driveway when he was shot multiple times Tuesday morning, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.

Police responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call at about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 3000 block of Parkway Avenue, according to a news release.

Police said they found a man with life-threatening gunshot wounds. He was transported to Carolinas Medical Center by MEDIC.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

Cassie Cope covers business in Charlotte, with a focus on Charlotte Douglas airport, Duke Energy, Atrium Health and Novant Health. She previously covered politics at The State in Columbia, S.C., and is a graduate of the University of South Carolina.