Passenger in car shot in jaw while leaving Walmart in Sanford, officials say

SANFORD, N.C. (WNCN) — A man was shot in his jaw while riding in a car Sunday afternoon in Sanford, deputies say.

The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. after two men were driving away from the Walmart on N.C. 87 in Sanford, the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office said.

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At least one shot was fired from another vehicle into the victim’s car.

The 28-year-old passenger was hit in his jaw by a bullet that came through the front windshield, deputies said.

The driver was not hurt.

The victim was transported to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill with non-life threatening injuries.

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