The victim told officers he was standing outside when a man tried to rob him. The suspect allegedly fired several shots at the victim.
The victim told police he was able to run for help. His name is not being released at this time.
The unidentified man was taken to Duke Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
Police are investigating the incident and say they do not have a motive or a suspect description.
Anyone with information should call Investigator A. M. Sterling at 560-4415, ext. 233, or CrimeStoppers at 683-1200.