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Woman, Child Shot In Southwest Charlotte Home


Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating after a woman and a 5-year-old were shot in a Steele Creek home early Sunday morning.

When officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service around 4:30 a.m. at a home on Glory Meadow Court in southwest Charlotte, they found the woman and child inside with gunshot wounds. The victims were taken to the hospital where they are being treated with non-life-threatening injuries. The woman was shot in her arm, and the child was shot in the leg. Their names have not been released.

Police are still working to identify a suspect. No word on a possible motive has been released at this time.