Teen injured in east Charlotte shooting; another teen charged

A 14-year-old has been charged in a shooting that left another 14-year-old injured, police say. 

Around 10:05 a.m. on Dec. 27, CMPD officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service in the 7500 block of Riding Trail Rd.  Upon arrival, officers found the teen with a gunshot wound.  The victim was taken to CMC for treatment. 

An investigation revealed that the victim was shot by another 14-year-old known to the victim. The suspect was brought in to speak with detectives, and at the conclusion of the interview, he was charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, possession of a handgun by a minor and possession of a stolen firearm.

The juvenile has not yet been placed in a detention center. 

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.