CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One person has died and two others have been seriously injured in a reported officer-involved shooting at a Steak ‘n Shake restaurant in south Charlotte, WSOC reports.
Emergency crews were called to the Steak ‘n Shake on South Boulevard, near Westinghouse Boulevard, around 11:30 a.m.
MEDIC said it was sending several units to the scene because there were multiple victims.
— Michael Stolp (@StolpWSOC9) July 9, 2019
It was unclear who was injured or what prompted the shooting, and police have not released any other details, only saying the shooting stemmed from a robbery.
Two people were seen being loaded into ambulances.
One southbound lane of South Boulevard was closed.
#BREAKING: OB South Blvd. is down to 1 lane between Westinghouse Blvd. & I-485 due to an officer involved shooting at the Steak N'Shake. We are live now on @wsoctv #cltraffic #clttraffic #clt pic.twitter.com/i1tkwW8ii6
— Traffic Team 9 (@TrafficTeam9) July 9, 2019