CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — A shootout between two vehicles led to the closure of Interstate 77 for several hours on Monday, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.
I-77 northbound was closed at Clanton Road due to the shooting, local officials said.
One person was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries from a gunshot wound just before 4:45 p.m., CMPD said. An initial investigation revealed multiple vehicles were shooting at each other, according to the police report.
N.C. Department of Transportation said the incident occurred north of Exit 7 (Clanton Road). It caused heavy delays back to Arrowood Road (Exit 3) and the roadways remained closed for several hours. At this time, no word on any arrests in this case.