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Rocky Mount men run to escape shooting

Posted June 5, 2009 9:36 a.m. EDT

— Someone opened fire on two men standing outside along Gay Street who ran to escape injury early Friday, police said.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting in progress at 815 Gay St. shortly after 2 a.m. The men told police that they were standing next to a vehicle belonging to one of them when an unidentified man began firing at them and they ran.

Bullets struck the vehicle, a house and a trailer. No one was injured.

Police have not made an arrest in the shooting.