Suspected Meth Lab Explodes in Charlotte

By: News 10
By: News 10

An explosion late Friday night left a gaping hole in a Charlotte apartment building. Police believe the apartment on the 100 block of East Lawrence in the city's downtown was being used as a meth lab.

The apartment sits above a tattoo parlor.

The blast happened around 10:30 p.m.

One person, a 31-year-old man was home during the explosion. He was taken to Sparrow hospital with severe cuts. No one else was hurt.

There is no word yet on the man's involvement with the lab.

Police say charges are likely in this case.

News 10 will keep following this story and bring you more information as it becomes available.


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  • by Anonymous on Mar 2, 2013 at 12:07 PM
    90% or more of these Meth Lab issues would go away if we just made pseudoephedrine based drugs only available by prescription. It has worked for other states already.
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