Man shot in Forest City, flown to hospital

FOREST CITY, NC (WSPA) – A man was flown to the hospital following a shooting in Forest City, NC Saturday afternoon.

The shooting happened in the 300 block of Harmon Street just before 5 p.m., reports the Forest City Police Department.

According to FCPD, the victim has been identified as Nathaniel Whitesides, 32 of Forest City. He is listed in critical condition at the hospital where his wounds are being treated.

Forest City police say an unidentified suspect is still on the loose.

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is assisting police with the investigation.

If you have any information about this case, please call the Rutherford County Central Communications Center at 828-286-2911.

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