One injured after being shot at railroad tracks in Lumberton


LUMBERTON, NC (WMBF) – Lumberton police continue to search for a suspect wanted in connection with a Wednesday shooting that left one person injured.

According to information from the Lumberton Police Department, the shooting happened around 4:15 p.m. in the roadway of West Fifth Street at the railroad tracks.

The victim was reportedly shot while waiting on a train to pass. His condition is believed to be life-threatening, as the local hospital prepared him to be flown out for treatment, according to investigators.

Police continue to work on a person of interest believed to be involved in the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call the LPD at (910) 671-3845.

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