Mint Hill Police received information this morning at approximately 5:30 am that a victim of a shooting was being treated at Presbyterian Hospital in Matthews. After meeting with the victim, whose name is not being released due to concerns for his safety, stated the altercation occurred on Standing Wood Court in Mint Hill around 3:00 am.
The altercation between the victim and the suspect, Tony Maurice Knox, began verbally and then turned physical. Tony Knox left the scene after the physical altercation and returned a few minutes later to meet the victim again. At this time, Tony Knox presented a small firearm and shot the victim. The victim received injuries to his hand and leg, but has already been released from the hospital.
Two warrants have been issued for Tony Maurice Knox in connection with this incident. Mint Hill Police are requesting anyone with information about his whereabouts please contact Detective Garmon at 704-545-1085 as soon as possible. Anyone reporting information can remain anonymous.
Tony Knox was last seen driving a 2000 Mercury Moutaineer, green in color displaying NC registration XYK-8186.