Crime & Courts

1 shot in Aldi grocery store parking lot early Tuesday

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a robbery-related shooting early Tuesday in the parking lot of an Aldi grocery store on Old Pineville Road near Tyvola Road.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a robbery-related shooting early Tuesday in the parking lot of an Aldi grocery store on Old Pineville Road near Tyvola Road. dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a robbery-related shooting early Tuesday in the parking lot of an Aldi grocery store on Old Pineville Road near Tyvola Road.

About 5:30 a.m., police responded to a report of shots fired in the 5500 block of Old Pineville Road. Officers said they found a male with a gunshot wound.

Medic took the victim to Carolinas Medical Center with potentially life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information about the case or the gunman is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

Joe Marusak, Davie Hinshaw

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