Shooting Reported At Johnston County Airbnb

SMITHFIELD – A 26 year-old man was shot at a Johnston County Airbnb. The incident happened at the Airbnb in the 900 block of Barbour Road just outside the Smithfield city limits. The residence had reportedly been rented for a party.

Around 3:00am on Saturday, May 1st, Johnston County deputies responded to the address for a report of gunshots. Officers arrived and were told nothing had happened at the location. However, within minutes, a gunshot victim arrived at a local hospital for medical treatment. The victim reportedly confirmed the shooting happened at the address.

The victim, a Wake County man, sustained non-life threatening injuries. No additional details have been released due to the ongoing investigation.

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