LUMBERTON — Lumberton police say a 22-year-old man injured in a shooting at an East Second Street convenience store on Sunday night may have been targeted.
According to police Lt. Harold Jackson, Ryan Smith was not robbed before being shot inside Shop & Save at about 8:45 p.m. on Sunday. Jackson said for that reason, police believe Smith may have known the shooter, who has yet to be identified.
Smith, whose address was not available, remains in an undisclosed hospital for treatment, Jackson said.
According to Jackson surveillance video shows the shooter is a black male, about 5 feet 8 inches tall enter the store and fire “several” shots, causing about $2,300 in damage to the interior of the store, windows and refrigeration equipment. No one else was injured.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Blake Harrell at 910-671-3845.