October 28, 2020
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Woman fires gun into occupied squad car in Cramerton

Police said the woman fired a gun into the car and hit a man who had recently been detained.

CRAMERTON, N.C. — Cramerton Police are investigating after a woman fired a gun into an occupied squad car, striking a man who had been detained. 

It happened at the Mlk Partners off Hampton Meadows Lane a little after 12:15 p.m. Tuesday.  Neighbors called police saying that there was a civil disturbance. When officials responded a man was detained at the scene and put in the back of a squad car. 

A woman from the same apartment where the man was detained was standing near the squad car, then allegedly fired a gun into the car. Police said she struck the man who had been detained. 

The man was taken to Caromont for medical treatment and was eventually transported to Atrium CMC in Charlotte. 

The woman has been detained. Police said she will be charged with attempted first-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill. 

Police said the man is still alive, but did not provide any information as to his current state. It’s not known if he is facing any charges.

The Cramerton Police Department and the Gaston County Police Department are investigating the case further. 

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