Detectives are investigating 3 shootings in Charlotte on Saturday

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Detectives from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are investigating three shootings Saturday night that happened within hours of each other in Charlotte.

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Homicide detectives responded to a shooting on Beech Crest Place in a neighborhood near David Cox Road.

Paramedics said they responded to the scene of a gunshot wound and took the victim, with life-threatening injuries, to Atrium Health Main. The CMPD initially said there was a homicide investigation. Authorities later confirmed it was a call for an assault with a deadly weapon.

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The CMPD is also investigating two other reported shootings that occurred on Saturday.

One person was shot dead along Marvin Road on Saturday and taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

One shooting took place off Marvin Road in south Charlotte and the other on Battle Court in east Charlotte. Both victims had life-threatening injuries.

A crime scene investigator scrutinizes the scene of a serious shooting along Battle Court on Saturday.

A crime scene investigator scrutinizes the scene of a serious shooting along Battle Court on Saturday.

Channel 9 has contacted CMPD for further information and we are awaiting a response.

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