A 14-year-old boy was reportedly shot and injured in a theme park parking lot Monday, September 5, 2016.
According to WBTV News, police have charged the 22-year-old suspect who “allegedly shot a 14-year-old male in the bus parking lot of Carowinds after he inserted himself into a teenage argument that occurred earlier in the day.”
A spokesperson for Carowinds reportedly told WBTV, “the shooting event took place outside of the park” and “everyone is screened before being allowed inside.”
The theme park was apparently the subject of a prior assault investigation in 2012. In that incident, WSBTV reports, “two 16-year-olds were assaulted outside of a restaurant inside the park.”
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