Man wounded after shooting reported near downtown Raleigh, police say

Wake County News

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Raleigh police are investigating after a man initially appeared to be wounded in a shooting that happened Friday afternoon.

The shooting was reported around 2:10 p.m. at the intersection of East Lenoir Street and Iron Meadow Run.

The call first came in as a pedestrian hit at the location, which is just southeast of downtown Raleigh.

When officers arrived, they located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound, police said.

Around 6 p.m., police said that the man was not hit by gunfire. Authorities did not say how he was injured.

He was transported to WakeMed with what are believed to be a non-life-threatening injuries.

An area along East Lenoir Street was surrounded by crime scene tape and the road was closed for about a block.

No other information was released by police.

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