Shots fired in NC Walmart parking lot

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GASTONIA, N.C. — A shooting happened in the Walmart parking lot on East Franklin Boulevard in Gastonia, officers say, FOX 46 WJZY reports.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after being shot in the foot.

Gastonia police began an investigation into the incident when a call came in around 6:00 a.m. Sunday.

Officials confirmed that the shooting was the result of an attempted carjacking.

Witnesses on the scene say an old man was shot.

Police are looking for a vehicle related to the shooting and so far, no one has been arrested because of the incident.

The Walmart is open to the public.

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