A man and a woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries when they were shot on a street east of uptown Wednesday morning.
The shootings in the 1300 block of Pamlico Street, off Hawthorne Lane, were not random, police said.
The male victim flagged down a Medic ambulance on Central Avenue, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Capt. Torri Tellis told reporters near the scene later Wednesday. Central Avenue is roughly a mile from where the man and woman were shot.
Police have not said if they have a suspect in the case or what they believe led to the shootings. Tellis said only that the shootings were not domestic-related.
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Earlier Wednesday, police investigated an unrelated death on Cattail Court, off Plaza Road Extension near Interstate 485.
Police confirmed a man died but have not said what they believe caused his death. Crime scene tape blocked part of the street throughout the morning.
Staff photographer Davie Hinshaw and Observer news partner WBTV contributed.