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3 injured in triple shooting in west Charlotte

Three people were taken to local hospitals following a triple shooting in west Charlotte Thursday evening.

The shooting happened about 5:40 p.m. on Columbus Circle, near where Freedom Drive meets Morehead Street.

Police said three people were shot. Two went to separate hospitals with nonlife-threatening injuries. A third was at Carolinas Medical Center in serious but stable condition.

Investigators have not said what they believe led to the shooting and have not released a suspect description.

They encouraged anyone with information on the shooting to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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