Police investigating shooting in Southern Pines

The Southern Pines Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred Thursday around 7 p.m. in the parking lot of M & S Market located at 912 W. Pennsylvania Avenue. 

Authorities are currently looking for the suspects who fled the scene.

“The suspects, an unknown black female and unknown black male with long dreads left the scene after the shooting in a silver in color passenger car,” said the police department in a Friday morning press release.

The police department announced they began an “aggravated assault with a gun investigation” when they were called to the 800 block of S. Mechanic Street “in reference to a gunshot victim.”

Law enforcement did not release the victim’s identity or condition.

If you have information pertaining to this case, please call the Southern Pines Police Department at (910) 692-7031, or the Investigation Division at (910) 693-1481 or the Crime Tip Line at (910) 693-4110.

Information can be made anonymously.

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