Investigation underway in Charlotte after officer-involved shooting

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Officer-involved shooting in Charlotte (WTVD)

Authorities in Charlotte are investigating an officer-involved shooting that stemmed from a home invasion where a woman was being held hostage.

Police were called to the home on Holly Street just after 10 p.m. Monday.

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When they arrived, an armed man inside the home came outside with a woman who was being held at gunpoint.

Officers fired at the man, striking him.


The woman was not injured during the incident, but was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Paramedics also rushed the gunman to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The officers were not injured.

The incident remains under investigation.

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