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High Point police respond to shooting at park, 1 taken to hospital

High Point police on scene of shooting at Vernon Place and Evans Street on June 21, 2017. (Matt Morrison/WGHP)

HIGH POINT, N.C. — One person was taken to the hospital after a shooting at a neighborhood park in High Point.

Police and EMS were called to a small park at the corner of Vernon Place and Evans Street shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday.

According to a news release from High Point police, several people were involved in a fight and multiple people discharged firearms.

Roderick James, 32, was identified as the shooting victim. He was taken to a hospital with a non-life-threatening wound.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crimestoppers at (336) 889-4000.

Thissell St & Vernon Pl, High Point, NC 27260