Officer Shot While Responding to Shooting Into Occupied Dwelling in the Eastway Division

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are investigating a shooting in the 400 block of East 36th Street in the Eastway Division.
Amanda Aycock

On Tuesday, June 28, 2022, just before 2:30 a.m., officers responded to a shooting into an occupied dwelling call for service in the 400 block of East 36th Street.

Preliminary information indicates that there was an issue with a patron at The Blind Pig in NODA. A patron was asked to leave the business after an altercation ensued.

Shortly after responding, one officer was shot in the leg and transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. There is no indication at this time that officers returned fire.

Detectives are continuing to search for the suspect.

Representatives from CMPD's Operations Command, CMPD's K9 Unit, Charlotte Fire, MEDIC, and the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Office also assisted.

CMPD's Homicide Division is leading this active and ongoing investigation. As additional information develops, it will be released by the CMPD's Public Affairs Office. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a detective. Detective Tisdale is the lead detective assigned to this case.  The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or  For additional information about this case, please refer to the report: 20220628-0229-01.