Two Men Arrested After Shooting At Each Other In Southwest Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two men have been arrested after police say they engaged in a shootout in southwest Charlotte.
On Tuesday night at about 11:10 p.m., Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department officers responded to reports of a shooting near the intersection of Nations Ford Road and Hunstmoor Drive.
Arriving officers located a vehicle with bullet holes leaving the scene at a high rate of speed and a person leaving an area with numerous shell casing on foot.
Patrol officers and members of the Crime Reduction Unit coordinated their efforts to execute a traffic stop on the vehicle and also detain the person on foot.
A preliminary investigation determined that 28-year-old Christopher Brinkley and 33-year-old Horace McCorey exchanged gunfire after having a brief altercation.
No one was injured in the shooting but the vehicle driven by McCorey, and occupied by two other people, was struck by gunfire multiple times.
Horace McCorey has been charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Christopher Brinkley has been charged with three counts of assault with a deadly weapon with the intent to kill and shooting into an occupied vehicle.
The case is still under investigation and anyone with information about this case is asked to call 911 or leave the information anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.