Officers responding to the location were told by several witnesses that a man was shot while getting into a van.
Officers located the victim, whose name was not released, at 308 South Alston Ave. Paramedics transported him to Duke University Hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to the leg.
Officers said they believe the victim was shot during an altercation with another man at the Cardens Lane location just before 8 p.m.
Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call Investigator T. A. Guess at 919-560-4281, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.