Shots Fired Into Car Occupied By Older Couple

SMITHFIELD – Police are investigating a shooting Wednesday night in East Smithfield.

Police Chief Keith Powell said an older couple was riding in their car on Massey Street when a passing vehicle opened fire.  Their car was struck by multiple rounds but fortunately they were not injured.

Smithfield Police are searching for the suspect vehicle, a dark colored passenger car operated by an unknown black male.  Chief Powell said the shooting appears to have been random and there is no known motive.

Anyone with information about the shooting or suspect is asked to contact Lt. T.W. West at 919-934-2121 or the Police Tip Line at 919-989-8835. Callers may remain anonymous.