CHARLOTTE, N.C. — An investigation is currently underway in southeast Charlotte following an officer-involved shooting on Monday night, Your Content is learning. The incident took place on Krefeld Drive, and at this stage, there are no known injuries.
Preliminary reports suggest that the suspected shooter has barricaded himself inside a home located near Krefeld Drive and East Independence Freeway. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department SWAT Unit is en route to the location, setting the stage for a potential standoff.
As a safety measure and to facilitate the ongoing police operations, Independence Boulevard has been closed off in both directions at Krefeld Drive. Authorities have advised the public to avoid the area, allowing emergency services to handle the situation.
Details are still emerging, and more information about the incident and the individual involved is expected to be released soon. The closure of Independence Boulevard will continue until it is deemed safe to reopen.
This is a developing breaking news story. It will be updated momentarily.
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