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

May 18, 2022 GMT

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 downtown Charlotte.

When officers arrived, they found three victims with gunshot wounds, including a 9-year-old victim, according to a news release. One victim’s injuries are serious and the other two victims, including the child, have injuries that aren’t considered life-threatening, police said.