One man is in the hospital with life threatening injuries while another man is behind bars after a shooting on Lawyers Road. The incident caused the road to be shut down for two hours while police investigated.
According to police, the shooting happened Sunday around 3pm at the entrance to the Berkshire on Lawyers neighborhood at Glenmont Drive in the 8500 block of Lawyers Road. Eighteen year old Tevin Troy Mayweather is being charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm by a felon.
Police were sent to the scene after witnesses called 911 because of hearing gunshots. Some witnesses also say a group of young people near the entrance, trying to revive the victim. Mayweather was arrested an hour and a half later. Police say the victim and the suspect knew each other, but they aren’t releasing any more information.
The victim, who’s identity has not been released, is at CMC with life threatening injuries. Mayweather is at the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office. Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.