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Man shot in leg in Elizabeth City, police investigating

He was taken to Albemarle Sentara Medical Center and was then flown to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — Police in Elizabeth City are investigating a shooting that left a man injured on Monday. 

According to a news release from the Elizabeth City Police Department, officers got the call at 6:46 p.m. to go to Walker Avenue and Sutton Drive for reported gunshots. 

While there, gunshots were then reported on Roanoke Avenue. 

Police found a man who had been shot in the leg in front of the Walker Landing Apartments. 

He's been identified as Kevin Lee Cofield Jr., 24. 

He was taken to Albemarle Sentara Medical Center and was then flown to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. 

His condition isn't known right now. 

This is an ongoing investigation. If you know anything that can help, contact the department at 252-335-4321 or the Elizabeth City Tip Line at 252-390-8477. 

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