Police investigating shooting along East Wait Avenue

Tuesday, December 25, 2018 - 10:25pm

At approximately 8:40 p.m., Wake Forest Police were dispatched to the 100 block of North Allen Road in response to a shooting. Upon their arrival, they discovered a 23-year-old female who sustained a gunshot wound to her upper right leg.

According to the victim, she and a male acquaintance had been walking in a wooded area along the 600 block of East Wait Avenue when they were approached by two black males. One of the males shot her in the leg before fleeing the scene on foot with the other subject. The male acquaintance also fled the scene on foot.

The victim managed to walk to an apartment along the 100 block of North Allen Road and call police. She was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation into this case is ongoing, but additional details are not available at this time.

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.