Employee shot while locking up southwest Charlotte store

- An employee of a southwest Charlotte store was shot late Monday as he was locking up the business. 

The incident occurred at 9:00 p.m. Monday, July 11 at the All Season Sneakers store located in the 200 block of Woodlawn Road. 

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said two employees were leaving for the evening when they were approached by three unknown men, who began assaulting them.

As the two employees attempted to flee, at least one of the suspects fired a handgun and shot one of the victims, who received a wound that was serious but non-life threatening.  

Officers with the K-9 unit, Real Time Crime Center and CSS were assisting Westover officers and detectives in this investigation.  

Investigators are working to determine the motive behind this incident. No one is in custody at this time.

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