Authorities are trying to find the person or persons responsible for a teen having been found shot late Thursday afternoon in the Cedar Brook area of the city.
Officers about 5 p.m. responded to the 1100 block of West Raleigh Boulevard and found an 18-year-old male who had been wounded in one of his arms, police Cpl. Ricky Jackson said in a brief news release.
Emergency medical personnel transported the teen to Nash UNC Health Care for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, Jackson said.
Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office radio traffic subsequently advised there had been a shooting with an injury at the Princess Market, which is in the 1100 block of West Raleigh.
The radio traffic included a report about a vehicle possibly with two Black men aboard, possibly with a firearm and with one of the two possibly dressed as a woman.
The radio traffic advised deputies that the direction of the travel was unknown but that if the two were located then to stop and hold them for police.