A 17-year-old was shot Wednesday afternoon in east Charlotte, Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department reported.
According to a statement by CMPD, shortly after 2:30 p.m., officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service in the 2000 block of Lanza Drive.
When officers got there, they located the victim suffering from a gunshot wound in the neighborhood of the Reserve at Canyon Hills.
MEDIC transported the victim to the hospital with life-threatening injuries,police say.
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The investigation is active and ongoing.
Anyone with additional information can the department at 704-432-TIPS or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 704-334-1600 or visiting charlottecrimestoppers.com.