Deadly Gunfire Rings Out At Impromptu Charlotte Block Party -A north Charlotte spontaneous block party overnight, has ended in gunfire on Beatties Ford Rd.
A medic unit was called to the scene of a person hit by a car shortly after midnight. As the ambulance pulled up then gunfire started. Video of the scene shows the large group running for cover. Charlotte police say two were left dead and seven taken to the hospital with gunshots.
Another five were hurt as they were struck by cars while trying to flee the scene. Authorities haven’t said if arrests were made and not other details released.
In video taken at the scene and shared on social media, you can hear several rounds of shooting as people run.
This was the second homicide in Charlotte in just over an hour Sunday night. The first happened before 11 p.m. on Varsity Lane in University City.
This video does not show anyone getting shot but you can hear the shots.