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A 22-year-old man was shot at 24th and York Street at 6:25 p.m. Thursday, police said. The young man transported himself to the hospital for care. Police report that the gunshot wound is not life-threatening.

There are no suspects at this time.


Two men held up a 27-year-old man walking along Treat Street between 17th and 18th at 9:58 p.m. Thursday.

The two suspects, both believed to be in their 20s, pressed a “hard object” against the victim’s back before grabbing his backpack and fleeing the scene, according to police.

No injury was reported. No arrests have been made.

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  1. Do you think the shooting might have been gang related, Charlotte? While MEDA Local is very comfortable speculating on all manner of gossip when it comes to police and real estate news, your coverage gets mysteriously deadpan when it comes to street violence.