Officers responded to the 1200 block of South Roxboro Street at about noon. They were told that shots were fired and the shooters had fled in a blue Ford Expedition.
The occupants jumped out and ran, but officers were able to arrest Syron Townsend. The 20-year-old was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.
The 30-year-old shooting victim underwent surgery at Duke University Hospital. He was listed in stable condition Wednesday evening.