Would-be robber shot in northwest Charlotte

- Early Tuesday morning three people attempted to rob a person on Mellwood Drive, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.

Police said during the attempted robbery the group  shot at the victim.
   
The victim had a gun and  returned fire and hitting one of the would-be robbers.

The injured would-be robber then drove away and told police he was shot during an attempted robbery. He is being treated for his wounds and is expected to be okay.

Police believe this is not a random crime.

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