Police: Man accidentally shot at family gathering in NE Charlotte

- A man was shot in northeast Charlotte, according to Charlotte Mecklenburg Police.

Just after 9:30 p.m. officers responded to a scene in the 1200 block of Bilmark Ave. where they found a man shot outside of a home. 

The man has been transported to the Carolinas Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. CMPD says the shooting appears to be accidental. They believe the suspect was showing the gun to the victim at the time he was shot. 

Police say the incident occurred at a family gathering where the suspect and the victim knew each other. The suspect is being detained. 

This is a developing story. Check back with us for more information as it becomes available. 

 

 

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