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Officer shot, another shot, suspect attacked in south Charlotte, CMPD says – WSOC TV

CHARLOTTE – Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers were involved in a shooting Friday afternoon in south Charlotte, the department announced on Twitter.

The shooting happened in St. Croix Lane, which is located in the Raintree neighborhood, west of Providence Road. It’s not yet clear how many officers or how many other people were involved in the shooting.

CMPD officers went to a home around 5:30 pm in the 8900 block of St. Croix Lane to serve a woman on an involuntary commitment order, the department said.

He began shooting at three officers, CMPD said. One of the officers was hit in the chest, but his protective gear stopped the bullet. The officer was not injured.

Another officer fired and struck the female suspect. The officers provided assistance to the shooting victim.

She was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, CMPD said.

The investigation is ongoing.

Channel 9 has a reporter en route to the scene. Check back for updates.

(WATCH BELOW: CMPD Chief: Officer shoots person at southwest Charlotte apartment complex)


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