A woman was shot and now faces serious injuries. The shooting was on May 8, 2021 on Kentucky Avenue Charlotte, NC.

At 1:50 a.m. there was a shooting reported to 911 emergency. Officers responded and encountered a male suspect armed with a rifle standing near a female victim that had been shot. 

The woman was on the ground bleeding, badly injured from the shooting. 

The male suspect fled on foot into a nearby residence, and officers moved the victim to a safe location so she could be treated for a serious, but non-life-threatening gunshot wound. 

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Paramedics transported the victim to the hospital while officers worked to contain the residence and secure the area. The CMPD’s Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team responded to assist with a search for the suspect, who was determined to have fled the area.

The suspect has still not been found.