Lunch Break (1/8/16): One reported dead in University shooting



Multiple news sources on Twitter have reported a deadly shooting on Research Drive in the University area this morning. There has been a spike in violent crime including multiple shootings in the University area in recent months. Details of this incident are still unclear, but as soon as CMPD updates us on the situation, we will update this page. T

An early morning apartment fire in Huntersville
has displaced 20 people from their homes, according to officials. The fire started on a first floor balcony in the Fairways at Birkdale apartment complex at around 1:45 a.m. the morning and spread to another unit. Nine units in all were affected. No one was injured in the fire. (WBTV Web Staff) 

Free doughnut alert! Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will be serving free doughnuts and collecting donations for Carolina Panthers Charities on Monday from a mobile store at the intersection of Trade and Tryon streets. The truck will be there from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and free doughnuts will be given out as long as supplies last (so probably until about 8:30 a.m.). CPC provides grants to nonprofit agencies that serve local youth. (WSOC Staff) 

Two months after a tragic case in which a toddler in Rock Hill accidentally shot himself with his mother's gun, the mother has been arrested on charges of neglect. Patricia Carter reportedly turned herself in yesterday and was later released on $15,000 bond. Her 3-year-old son Sa'Vion Barrow shot himself in the head on November 15 after Carter left a nine-millimeter handgun on the bed he was lying on. (Teddy Kulmala, Rock Hill Herald via Charlotte Observer) 

The owner of two South End businesses found shot to death in his home in Clover, South Carolina on Wednesday afternoon was murdered, according to police. The death of Jesse Campbell, owner of Campbell's Nursery and Dilworth's Little Secret, is being investigated as a homicide. Police have not released any details other than that the 64-year-old man was found in his home dead of an apparent gunshot. They are still awaiting autopsy results. (Fox46 Staff) 

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