Rocky Mount police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a vehicle that may have been involved in a shooting Sunday at the Shell Mart on West Raleigh Road.
Police received a call about 4:50 a.m. Sunday morning about a shooting with injury at 1350 W. Raleigh Road. When officers arrived, they found a man who had suffered a gunshot wound to the neck.
The shooting victim was transported to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. At last report, he was listed in stable condition. The victim in the case has not been identified and no age or race has yet been reported by police.
However, in a statement released Tuesday, police spokesman Cpl. Ricky Jackson said the victim was a bystander and not the intended target of the shooting.
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a burgundy Nissan that was seen in surveillance video of the crime scene.
The shooting is under investigation by the police department’s Criminal Investigation Division.
Anyone with information about the incident should call the Rocky Mount Police Department at 252-972-1411 or call Twin Counties CrimeStoppers at 252-977-1111.
Tips also can be texted to the police via Text-A-Tip at 274637 by beginning messages with RMPOL and typing up to 155 characters about the information.