Security guard shoots, injures assault suspect outside NE Charlotte motel

- A security guard shot and injured an assault suspect early Friday morning outside a northeast Charlotte motel, police said. 

The incident happened at 1:20 a.m. Friday, August 4 at the Travel Inn located at 5115 Reagan Drive. 

CMPD said the initial investigation determined the security guard was working at the Travel Inn when he was approached by two women asking for help. They said they'd be attacked by a man inside a hotel room. 

The security guard encountered the man in question in the parking lot and a physical fight ensued. During the fight the security guard shot the man. 

The assault suspect was transported to CMC by Medic for life-threatening injuries. 

Check back for updates on this developing story. 

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