Friday, December 18, 2015

Lunch Break (12/18/15): Victim shot in knee during morning robbery in west Charlotte

Posted By on Fri, Dec 18, 2015 at 11:30 AM

One person was reportedly shot during an armed robbery in west Charlotte this morning. Police had the area around a home on Lumia Avenue in the Ashley Park neighborhood taped off. The victim was reportedly shot in the knee and transported to the hospital. It's unclear whether anyone has been taken into custody. (WBTV Web Staff) 

A meeting between management, student tenants and their parents at an apartment complex near UNC Charlotte that's seen multiple recent shootings on the property became heated last night, ending with students storming out after feeling like their concerns were not being met. Many of the students who attended the meeting at University House apartment complex were reportedly requesting to have their leases terminated after two recent shootings and dozens of criminal complaints over the span of five months. University House management said they would be contacting students individually about their concerns. (Scott Wickersham, WSOC) 

Jeremy Lin and Kemba Walker stepped up in the absence of a couple starters last night to lead the Charlotte Hornets to a 10-point overtime win. With Al Jefferson serving a suspension and Andrew Batum at home sick, Lin and Walker combined for 62 points in a 109-99 victory over the Toronto Raptors. The Hornets improved to 15-10 on the season, and are seen as a viable playoff contender. (Rick Bonnell, Charlotte Observer) 

Former Chesterfield County deputy David Rainwater has been arrested on misconduct charges after allegedly paying for sex from prostitutes while on the job multiple times between December 2014 and August 2015. Rainwater reportedly has admitted to these acts and has been booked into the Chesterfield County Detention Center. He could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted. (Fox46 Staff) 

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