Three killed, one injured in North Carolina shooting

Published 9:11 am Sunday, July 4, 2021

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Three people were killed and one was injured after a shooting erupted in a small southeastern North Carolina town, authorities said.

The Chadbourn Police Department got a call about shots fired around 3:45 a.m. Saturday, according to a news release from a local prosecutor. The shots rang out in a parking lot next to a building where a “large party was in progress,” the news release said.

The Chadbourn Police Department and the District Attorney’s Office asked the State Bureau of Investigation to handle the case.

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The victims were not identified and no further details were immediately released.

Chadbourn is in Columbus County, about 60 miles west of Wilmington.



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