Bullet Fired Into Car Near Princeton

A Smithfield man escaped injury after someone fired a gun into his car.  The incident happened around 6:00pm Thursday on Rains Crossroads Road at Princeton-Kenly Road outside of Princeton.

The 32 year-old victim said he was attempting to locate a friend who had called him asking for a ride.  While attempting to locate the person, the driver said he heard someone yell then he heard two gunshots. A bullet reportedly shattered the driver’s side window and struck the head rest.  The driver was not injured.

The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting incident.