Crime & Courts

Man charged after shots fired at business

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police charged a man Saturday with discharging a firearm within the city limits, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, stemming from a Friday afternoon shooting on Eastway Drive.

Police said Ahmed Anwar, 34, was charged. Police responded to 2900 Eastway Drive on Friday at 1 p.m. after someone fired shots at a business. No one was injured.

CMPD called its SWAT team to the scene and closed Eastway Drive at Central Avenue as a precaution.

The business employees were at another location. Steve Harrison