ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) - Elizabeth City police said a gang shootout at a gas station injured an eight month old girl. The shots were fired between two cars in the parking lot.
"One vehicle there was three persons and the second vehicle had two persons in there," said Sergeant Darrell Felton. "They were shooting at each other."
The shooting happened Tuesday around 6 p.m. at the Park-n-Shop convenience store on Road Street. Police said there were a lot of people around.
"It's a high traffic time and motorists are going home," Felton added.
Upon further investigation, it was revealed that an eight month old child, who was inside a vehicle in the parking lot was grazed by a stray bullet. She is going to be okay.
"It was unfortunate the child was there," Felton said. "It was unfortunate that they had to have a gun fight."
Police say the shooting which left bullet holes in the gas pumps was gang related and was started by 22-year-old Joey White. Police believe it was White's stray bullet that hit the baby girl.
"We are very fortunate that no one did lose their life," Felton added.
One suspect, Anthony Tyrrell Harris, was arrested. Police are looking for four other suspects: Joey Lamar White, who is facing attempted murder charges, Clinton Rashawn Bryant, Tyrell Sean Bembury, and Alexander Tyshawn Johnson.
If you have any information give the Elizabeth City Police a call at 252-335-4321.
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