Investigate drive-by shooting in Williamston


The Williamston Police Department investigated a drive-by shooting incident involving multiple juveniles in two vehicles on Friday, June 26. The incident began in the Fast Fuel, 207 West Main parking lot.
According to reports, a witness stated that a dark gray vehicle occupied by two young white males was seen traveling East on West Main St. and began shooting at another vehicle in the parking lot described as dark blue. Both vehicles were apparently chasing each other, reports state. The dark blue vehicle was last seen traveling north on Dacus Street. A rental property at 302 West Main Street was struck by several bullets during the shooting. There were five family members inside the residence at the time, however no one sustained any injuries. The first round went through the front window and into a bedroom occupied by a young male., the second round went through the bedroom window, a bathroom and a bedroom door. Several shell casings were found in the parking lot of the Fast Fuel and the middle of West Main St.
(Additional details to be in this week’s edition of The Journal)