A juvenile suspect was grazed by a bullet while attempting to steal a vehicle in south Charlotte on Wednesday morning.
According to a statement by Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department, at approximately 10:16 a.m., officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon with injury call for service at the 100 block of Southwold Drive.
Police were informed that a suspect, who was attempting to steal a vehicle, was shot.
The preliminary investigation indicates a juvenile was attempting to steal a vehicle when a citizen intervened in the theft, and fired one shot into the vehicle, police said.
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The juvenile sustained a non-life threatening graze wound from the gunshot and was transported to the hospital by Medic.
This case is active and ongoing.
Anyone with additional information can the department at 704-432-TIPS or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 704-334-1600 or visiting charlottecrimestoppers.com.