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Police: Man waiting for bus shot multiple times

One shot on Marlowe Avenue in west Charlotte

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are on scene of a shooting on Marlowe Avenue in west Charlotte early Wednesday morning.
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are on scene of a shooting on Marlowe Avenue in west Charlotte early Wednesday morning.

A man waiting for a bus to take him to work was shot multiple times in the 2400 block of Marlowe Avenue Wednesday morning, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.

Marlowe Avenue is off West Morehead Street and Wilkinson Boulevard in west Charlotte.

The shooting happened about 6 a.m., and the victim was able to talk with officers before Medic took him with life-threatening injuries to Carolinas Medical Center, police said.

The victim was later listed in stable condition, police said.

At about 7:30 a.m., a police dog was brought to the site and began searching nearby woods. Police wouldn’t say what they were searching for.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call 911.

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