Police: Man shot in the chest in east Charlotte

A man has been transported to the hospital after he was shot in the chest by a person he just met overnight at an apartment complex in east Charlotte, police said. 

The shooting happened at 11:38 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5 at an apartment complex located in the 5700 block of Electra Lane. 

Two men who had just met each other reportedly got into an argument inside the apartment when shots rang out, according to CMPD. 

Police said the suspect fled the scene but they know who he is and will be seeking warrants.