Shooting in Carrboro no injuries reported


Compiled by Michelle Cassell
Managing Editor 

The Carrboro Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred near the intersection of NC 54 and W. Main Street at 12:35 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2023. Two individuals got into an argument. The suspect produced a firearm, fired multiple shots, and fled the area on foot. The suspect is described as a black male wearing dark-colored clothing.

No one was injured in the shooting. This appears to be an isolated incident, and the police do not believe there is an ongoing threat to the public. The police department is actively investigating and asking the public to share any information on the incident.

If you have information on this shooting, please contact Investigator E. Velazquez with the Carrboro Police Department (; 919-918-7413) or CrimeStoppers at 919-942-7515.

Media point of contact: Captain Ryan Daniels, (919) 918-7418,

Michelle Cassell is a seasoned reporter who has covered everything from crime to hurricanes and local politics to human interest over the course of 35 years. As managing editor, she hopes to encourage writers of a wide range of backgrounds and interests in TLR’s coverage of Southern Orange County news. 

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