Police investigate shooting at Cookout restaurant

December 22, 2012 12:37:11 PM PST
Southern Pines police are investigating a shooting incident that happened Saturday at a Cookout restaurant.

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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