Man shot during armed robbery at University Walk Apartments

| December 9, 2015

A man was shot early  morning Dec. 9 at an off-campus apartment complex near UNC Charlotte.  This marks the third shooting at an off-campus apartment complex in the past two weeks.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) officers responded to the University Walk Apartments around 1 a.m. Wednesday after a man was shot during an armed robbery.

Police say the suspect attempted to rob 23-year-old Brandon Shevlin and 20-year-old Kathryn Hogan at gunpoint.  The suspect shot Shevlin in the arm during the robbery.

Medic transported Shevlin to the hospital and say he is expected to survive.

Detectives say the shooting was not a random act of violence and that the suspects and victims know each other.  They are also investigating to see if drugs were involved in the shooting.

CMPD is asking people to share whatever information they may have on the shooting.

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Andrew James Andrew James is a Senior Communication Studies major and Journalism minor. He has worked for the Niner Times in the news and video departments since his freshman year at UNC Charlotte. After college, Andrew aspires to be a television news reporter. Outside of school, Andrew enjoys running and hiking in the mountains.

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Andrew James Andrew James is a Senior Communication Studies major and Journalism minor. He has worked for the Niner Times in the news and video departments since his freshman year at UNC Charlotte. After college, Andrew aspires to be a television news reporter. Outside of school, Andrew enjoys running and hiking in the mountains.

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