The incident happened just before 3 a.m. on Capital Boulevard near Old Buffalo Road.
Two people shot outside of a sweepstakes parlor on Capital Blvd. Police say they were approached by two suspects in masks who tried to rob them. When the victims tried to drive away, the suspects started shooting. I’ll have the details and updates all morning on #ABC11 pic.twitter.com/eKTHbx1qmu— Ana Rivera (@AnaRiveraABC11) May 6, 2019
The victim to be related, told police they walked out of The Palace with their winnings and were approached by two masked men.
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The men tried to rob the victims, who then ran away. During their escape, each man was shot: one in the leg, the other in the arm.
Police said the pair fled to New Bern Avenue where they found an officer and received treatment.
Each man suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
Raleigh Police Department is asking anyone with information about the shooting to call CrimeStoppers at 919-834-HELP.