Two in hospital after shootings

POLICE are investigating two separate shooting incidents that have left two men in hospital. The first incident took place around 5pm on Friday at Market Street off Robinson Road. Police say the victim was sitting inside a white Honda when he was approached by three men in an F-150 truck. It is reported that one of the men pulled out a handgun and fired gunshots which resulted in the 31-year-old Malcom Road resident being shot. He was taken to hospital where he is detained in serious, but stable condition. Active police investigations continue. The second shooting incident occurred around 4.30am Saturday. Police say the 23-year-old victim on arriving at his Fox Hill Road home was approached by a man armed with a handgun. The man demanded the keys to his Nissan Maxima. A struggle followed between the culprit and the victim, which resulted in the victim being shot in his back. He was taken to hospital where he is also listed in serious, but stable condition. The culprit reportedly fled the area on foot, south along Fox Hill Road. Police are investigating both incidents and are appealing to members of the public who may have any information to contact them at 919, 322-3333, the CDU at 502-9991, 502-9910 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 328-TIPS.


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