Latest Charlotte police shooting News

Man arrested for shooting into North Carolina transit bus

May. 19, 2022 12:57 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police said a man has been arrested for shooting into a transit bus in North Carolina's largest city, the second such incident in three months. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Jason Wright, 37, is facing multiple charges, including carrying a concealed gun...

9-year-old among 3 shot at North Carolina apartment complex

May. 18, 2022 08:43 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A 9-year-old was among three people shot and wounded at an apartment complex in North Carolina, police said. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said officers responded to a call involving assault with a deadly weapon with injury around noon on Tuesday south of...

Mihailovic, Johnston score as Montreal tops Charlotte 2-0

May. 14, 2022 21:56 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Djordje Mihailovic scored just before halftime, Alistair Johnston added a second-half goal and CF Montreal blanked Charlotte FC 2-0 in MLS action on Saturday. Sebastian Breza stopped both shots he faced for Montreal (6-3-2). Mihailovic's goal came in the 45th...

'Good vibes' for McIlroy as he defends at soggy Wells Fargo

May. 04, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

POTOMAC, Md. (AP) — Wearing black rain pants on a soggy, foggy Wednesday morning, Rory McIlroy still had a bounce in his step and plenty of reasons to smile as he chatted with reporters, signed autographs and posed for selfies outside the clubhouse at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm. He...

Charlotte police: 2 dead after gunfire at business park

Apr. 30, 2022 12:32 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two people were shot and killed when gunfire erupted in a crowd at a business park in North Carolina’s largest city, police said. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers and homicide detectives responded to a call early Friday evening and found two people...

2 charged in deaths of men found dead in NC cemetery

Apr. 25, 2022 11:53 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A 20-year-old man and 17-year-old boy have been charged with murder in the deaths of two men found dead last month in a North Carolina cemetery, investigators announced Monday. Northwest Police asked the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation for...

Hornets need defense, rim protection to take the next step

Apr. 14, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — While the Charlotte Hornets improved their win total by 10 games over last year’s abbreviated 72-game season, the end result was the same: an embarrassing blowout loss in the play-in tournament. Despite winning 43 games, the Hornets finished in 10th place...

NC program explores causes of violence to help at-risk youth

Apr. 11, 2022 00:13 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Mekayla Rodgers says she understands that without the Juvenile Court Intervention Program, she’d be “in the streets” or “locked up.” After two stints in juvenile detention, the 18-year-old Rodgers decided to make changes in her life and set goals...

Kahlina, Alcivar lead Charlotte past Atlanta United

Apr. 10, 2022 16:09 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jordy Alcivar’s goal and Kristijan Kahlina’s three saves led Charlotte FC to a 1-0 victory Sunday over Atlanta United. Alcivar’s goal came in the 11th minute to secure the win for Charlotte (3-4-0). Charlotte outshot United (3-2-1) 8-7,...

Police: NC officer on armed person call shot, wounded person

Apr. 06, 2022 09:22 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police officer responding to a report of an armed person chasing someone early Wednesday shot and wounded a person, police said. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Johnny Jennings said that the initial call involved someone chasing another...