Goldsboro police are investigating an afternoon shooting the left a man with a gunshot to wound to the leg.

Just before 2p.m., today Goldsboro police responded to a shooting at 1717 S. Slocumb Street at the Slocumb Mini Mart.

Goldsboro police Capt. LeAnn Rabun said that Officer Michael Parks was on patrol in the area when he saw people running and witnessed the victim limping.

The victim was taken to Wayne UNC Health Care. Police are not releasing the victim's name at this time, but said he is a black male in his early 20s.

Anyone with information about this crime or any other crime in Wayne County is asked to call or text Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255 or submit a tip at