911 Calls: Employee shot, taken to hospital following robbery at Charlotte Family Dollar

- Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are asking for the public's help in identifying two men who shot an employee while robbing a local Family Dollar.

The incident occurred at 6:08 p.m. Tuesday, November 15 at the Family Dollar located at 1437 East Sugar Creek Road.

Upon arrival, officers found a man who worked at the store inside suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to CMC with serious injuries. He is expected to survive, police say. 

CMPD said the initial investigation indicates that the employee was shot during the course of the robbery. The two suspects entered the Family Dollar, brandished a firearm and demanded property from the business before fleeing the scene on foot. 

The first suspect is described as a black male, late 40-50’s, and was last seen wearing a brown leather jacket and toboggan. 

The second suspect is described as a black male and was last seen wearing a black hoodie and tan pants.  

This is an ongoing, active investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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