Police investigating shooting along East Juniper Avenue

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 8:56pm

The Wake Forest Police Department is requesting the public's help identifying, locating and arresting the person responsible for Thursday afternoon's shooting along East Juniper Avenue.

At approximately 3:50 p.m., officers responded to a reported shots fired along the 400 block of East Juniper Avenue. While officers were on the scene, WakeMed officials contacted the police department to report the admission of an adult male shooting victim with non-life-threatening injuries who stated he had been shot in Wake Forest. Police investigators responded to WakeMed to interview the victim.

The investigation into this case continues. Although a motive for the shooting is unclear, investigators do not believe the shooting was a random act.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is encouraged to call the police department at 919-554-6150. All calls are confidential.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.