One person is in critical condition after being shot in Southern Pines Friday night. The shooting happened on Shaw Avenue in the Brookside Apartment Complex at 6:30 p.m.
The 23-year-old male victim was transported to the ballfield in Southern Pines by EMS where a UNC helicopter airlifted the man to UNC Hospitals Trauma Center. The victim was in critical condition with two gunshot wounds.
Southern Pines Police immediately locked down the area of the shooting. No one was allowed to enter or exit the complex.
The shooter is at large.
“The Southern Pines Police Department is requesting the assistance of the community to identify the suspect in this incident,” said Southern Pines Police Department. Information can be given by calling the Southern Pines Police Department at 910-692-7031, or by calling the Southern Pines Police Department’s Crime Tip Line at 910-693-4110. All information is welcome and can be left anonymously.”