RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A gunman is on the loose after shooting a man in Raleigh on Thursday evening.

According to the Raleigh Police Department, officers responded at around 5 p.m. to reported shots fired on the 6000 block of Highline Street. When officers arrived on scene, they found one man shot, police said.

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The victim was transported to a nearby hospital with serious injuries, police said.

Raleigh police said this resulted in a short car chase with a black Audi, but officers lost the suspect’s vehicle.

Officers blocked off part of the apartment complex where this happened for several hours Thursday evening.

Malik Robot’s lived at the complex for about three years.

“We don’t really have much going on in this neighborhood, so it’s quite surprising,” Robot said.

He was even more surprised by the time the shooting happened.

“This is the time that parents are coming home and feeding their kids, and getting into the swing of getting off work,” Robot said.



Several neighbors told CBS 17 they heard about five gunshots.

Investigators told CBS 17 they currently don’t know what led up to the shooting.

No suspect is in custody at this time, police said.