Couple injured in reported drive-by shooting in Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE (WTVD) -- Fayetteville police are investigating a shooting after a couple reported being shot at while driving down the road early Monday morning.

Shortly after midnight, police were alerted about a shooting in the 200 block of Gillespie Street.

Authorities said a woman told police she was driving on Eastern Boulevard near Martin Luther King, Jr. with her husband when their vehicle was shot at by an unknown suspect.

The couple suffered non-life threatening wounds, and were able to drive the vehicle to the Cumberland County Detention Center to report the incident before being taken to the Cape Fear Valley Medical Center for treatment.

Detectives are investigating the incident.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Fayetteville Police Department Aggravated Assault Unit at (910) 433-1856 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting and completing the anonymous online tip sheet or by text-a-tip on your mobile device by sending a message to 274637 (in the text box type "4Tip" followed by your message).

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