Men shot over winnings in parking lot of Raleigh sweepstakes parlor

May 6, 2019

Two men were shot early Monday after winning money at a Raleigh sweepstakes parlor.

According to officials, the two victims were shot while sitting inside their car in the parking lot of The Palace, a sweepstakes parlor off Capital Boulevard. The two men had just won money, and the shooting was fueled by a robbery, officials said.

The victims were able to get away. They got help when they spotted police officers near New Bern Avenue and Corporation Parkway.

The men were taken to WakeMed with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds to the arm and leg. They were released by 5 a.m.

Officials said the two suspects who fired shots are on the run.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.