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Mayhem in Charlotte: Police say several people shot and some hit by vehicles

At least two of those hit by gunfire were killed, police said. Hundreds of people were at the scene.
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At least two people are dead and many others wounded or injured after numerous people were shot and some hit by vehicles early Monday in Charlotte, North Carolina, reports CBS affiliate WBTV. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says it all started with a call about a pedestrian being hit by a vehicle.

When officers arrived, there were hundreds of people on the street. It wasn’t clear why, but photos showed bunches of balloons on the ground.

Suddenly, shots went off, according to police. Nine people were hit and two of them were confirmed dead. The other seven were brought to hospitals. There was no word on their condition. Police added that there were signs of multiple shooters.

The scene in Charlotte, North Carolina early on June 22, 2020 where, police said,  multiple people were shot and some hit by vehicles.


Then, five people were hit by vehicles, police said.

Later, several media members were pushed or hit and cameras were knocked over, WBTV reported. Police tried to calm things down.

One WBTV reporter described it all as a “very hectic scene.”

There were more than 20 CMPD vehicles there as well as multiple medic and fire units.

This is a developing story. Keep checking back for updates.

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