Police: Man shot three times through window while driving in University City area

- A man has been seriously injured following a shooting incident Monday morning in the University City area, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. 

The shooting happened at 11:19 a.m. Monday, June 4 in the 1000 block of West W.T. Harris Blvd near IBM Drive. 

Police believe the man was shot three times through his window as he was driving in the area. He then lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a guardrail at West W.T. Harris Blvd. No one else was in the vehicle with him, police said. 

Police believe the shooter fired from another car, and they are uncertain if there was anyone in the car with the gunman.

"We’re not aware if it was a road rage incident, or if it was a known relationship that erupted here on Harris Boulevard," said Major Mike Campagna with CMPD.

The victim has been transported to CMC-Main with life-threatening injuries. 

Police are interviewing multiple witnesses and looking to see if there are nearby surveillance or traffic cameras that captured video of the incident.

Travel lanes were closed Monday morning and into mid-afternoon due to this shooting investigation. 

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are asking anyone with information on this shooting incident to please call (704) 432-TIPS or Crime Stoppers at (704) 334-1600. 

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