CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) –
An armed suspect was shot and killed by an off-duty officer at Northlake Mall on Christmas Eve, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.
It was a chaotic scene in Northlake Mall. Witnesses describe shoppers running out of stores screaming.
As last-minute shoppers were picking out their final gifts, witnesses say they heard several shots fired around 2:00 p.m.
CMPD says off-duty officers arrived on scene in response to an argument between two groups of people. Witnesses tell WBTV the shooting was in retaliation to a shooting that happened last week involving the deceased suspect’s brother.
According to police, an armed suspect was shot and pronounced dead on scene by Medic.
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