CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say they have shot and wounded an armed robbery suspect who pulled a gun as a SWAT team tried to arrest him.
A Charlotte police news release says the officers went to an apartment around 8 a.m. Tuesday to serve the warrant on the man, whose name was not immediately released.
Authorities say other people in the apartment left, but the suspect pulled out a gun and an officer fired at him.
Police say the man went back into the apartment, but surrendered after a short standoff and was taken to the hospital. His condition was not released.
No officers were injured.
The officer who fired was not identified and has been put on administrative leave. The races of the officers and suspect were not released.