Pembroke police investigate shooting near credit union; 1 seriously hurt

Pembroke police investigate shooting near credit union; 1 seriously hurt
Crime scene (Source: Gray Media)

PEMBROKE, N.C. (WMBF) – A person was flown to the hospital after being shot behind a credit union in Pembroke, according to the chief of police.

Pembroke Police Chief Ed Locklear said officers were called around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to West Third Street where shots were fired.

During the investigation, an officer spotted a possible suspect vehicle on Oxendine Road and chased the car for about four miles but once the vehicle was stopped, the officer discovered the victim was inside, the police chief stated.

EMS was called to the area and then took the victim to a landing zone in order to be flown to a hospital.

Locklear said the victim suffered serious injuries.

He added that they have a suspect in custody and that person is being interviewed. The name and charges have not been released.

WMBF News will bring you updates as this story develops.

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