It happened around 7:30 p.m. outside a building at the Westchester Apartments in the 900 block of Seventh Avenue.
The victim, 35-year-old Kyevon Diates Frazzell Gayles, was shot once and transported to WakeMed. At last report, he was in critical condition.
Garner police are looking for a black male seen leaving the area immediately following the shooting. The suspect is described as approximately 6 feet tall, average build, wearing a white ball cap with black brim, white tee shirt, black shorts, goatee, and dark complexion.
Police are looking for a white Nissan Altima or Maxima sedan seen leaving the area after the shooting. The vehicle is described as a newer model Nissan with no known after market accessories.
Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to contact the Garner Police Department at (919) 772-8810.