Two women injured after gun accidentally fires in north Charlotte

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Two women were injured after a gun accidentally went off outside a north Charlotte home.

The incident happened after 8 p.m. on Rachel Street in the Druid Hills South neighborhood. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, a group of people were hanging out on the back porch when one of them accidentally dropped a gun. When it hit the ground, the gun fired striking the two women.

The pair were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators said the suspect left before police arrived.