CHARLOTTE, NC - A serial armed robber was arrested after a standoff with SWAT at apartments in southeast Charlotte Tuesday morning, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.
CMPD along with SWAT responded to McAlpine Terrace-Glen Cove Apartments around 7:51 a.m. Officers were trying to serve an arrest warrant on a suspect who was wanted for several armed robberies from businesses.
Detectives brought the people inside the apartment outside and came across Tyran Hudson, the wanted suspect, who pulled out a firearm, according to detectives.
Officials say SWAT officer, Joseph Monteleone, perceived an imminent lethal threat and fired his weapon. Hudson went back inside the apartment.
Detectives say no officers or citizens were injured.
After a standoff with Hudson, SWAT made their way into the apartment and found him. Medic responded to the scene and began treating Hudson. He was taken to CMC for treatment.
As is standard procedure with any officer involved shooting, the Internal Affairs Bureau will conduct a separate but parallel investigation to determine whether CMPD policies and procedures were adhered to during the course of the incident. Per department protocol, the officer will be placed on Administrative Leave which is standard procedure.
Monteleone has been with CMPD since January 2000.
Hudson will be served the warrants once he is released from the hospital.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.