ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) — A 43-year-old man was sent to a hospital after police say he was shot early Sunday morning.

At 1:04 a.m. on Sunday, officers said they responded to a ShotSpotter activation in the 700 block of Cokey Road.

Police found the man suffering from a gunshot wound.

Additional evidence was discovered that led officers to believe this was a drive-by shooting.

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The victim is in stable condition, police said.

The investigation is ongoing.