The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting at the Green Store on Hwy 48 outside Roanoke Rapids. The call came into deputies at 3 p.m. Monday.
The victim told detectives he was in his car, trying to leave the parking lot of the grocery store, when a gunman jumped out of a gray Honda. Deputies say the gunman demanded money and shot the man in the car in the leg. After a struggle, the gunman fled the scene in the Honda.
Detectives say the victim was transported to Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville to be treated.
Anyone with information about this shooting can call the Halifax County Crime Stoppers at (252) 583-4444 or the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office at (252) 583-8051.