Crime & Courts

Tow truck driver charged in south Charlotte shooting

Jarvis Simpson
Jarvis Simpson Mecklenburg County jail

A tow truck driver was arrested and charged in a south Charlotte shooting.

Police said Jarvis Simpson shot a vehicle owner about 8 a.m. Saturday in a parking lot. He is facing assault with a deadly weapon charges.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, the vehicle was booted on Central Pacific Avenue in south Charlotte.

The vehicle owner was able to drive to Carolinas Medical Center-Pineville with minor injuries and is expected to be OK.

Police have not said what led up to the shooting.

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