Police investigate shooting at Cookout restaurant

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C.

Police said the shooting take place just after midnight in the parking lot of the fast food restaurant at 11000 U.S. Highway 15/501.

When police arrived on the scene the victim had already been taken to Moore County Regional Hospital in a private vehicle. The victim was then airlifted to another hospital for further medical care. The victim's condition is unknown.

Investigators do not believe the shooting was related to a robbery attempt, but the incident is still under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Southern Pines Police Department Investigation Division at (910) 693-1481.

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