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Police: Mistaken Identity Leads To Drive-By Shooting

Posted July 28, 2003 7:04 a.m. EDT

— Police in Smithfield said a case of mistaken identity led to a drive-by shooting outside a Wal-Mart early Monday morning.

Officers said a man was shot in the arm in the store parking lot overnight. He was treated at a hospital and released.

Police said the victim was mistaken for the owner of the car he was driving. The suspect, who remains on the loose, was a passenger in a blue S-10 pickup truck.