2 hurt after shots fired from vehicle cause wreck in Wake County

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Wednesday, February 21, 2024
2 hurt after shots fired from vehicle cause wreck in Wake County
Law enforcement officers are investigating off Mitchell Mill Road in Wake County.

WAKE COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- Two people were hurt after shots fired from a vehicle caused a wreck in Wake County on Tuesday night.

The Wake County Sheriff's Office said two cars were driving on Mitchell Mill Road to the east of Louisburg Road when someone fired shots out of a dark-colored SUV.

A Jeep was struck, went down an embankment and flipped on its side.

The sheriff's office and Rolesville Police responded to the scene about 8:20 p.m.

The driver and a passenger in the Jeep were taken to the hospital. They suffered what deputies described as non-life-threatening injuries.

The SUV left the scene.

An ABC11 crew saw a variety of police officers and deputies going into the woods along this two-lane road.

Crime-scene tape was also set up along the side of the road as the investigation stretched overnight.

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The mayor of nearby Rolesville told ABC11 that someone was taken to the hospital from this scene but didn't have more information.

As of Wednesday afternoon, no one was in custody, the sheriff's office said.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to please call WCSO at (919) 856-6911.

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