Ayden Police investigating shots fired incident


Police are investigating an apparent run and gun battle in Pitt County.

Ayden Police Chief Barry Stanley says gunfire broke out around 11:20 p.m. on Lee Street. Officers on duty heard the shots and responded to the south side of town. There they found two cars that had been shot up. Nobody was in the vehicle and nine shell casings were found in the street.

Witnesses described four black males between 5' and 5'7'' tall. Anyone with information is urged to contact  Pitt County Crime Stoppers at 252-758-7777 or Ayden Police at 252-481-5817.

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