Three killed, two injured in North Carolina parking lot shootings

Published 8:13 am Monday, March 21, 2022

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Three people were killed and two others wounded following reported shootings in the parking lot of a North Carolina hotel, police said.

Fayetteville officers responding shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday arrived at the parking lot of the Baymont Ramada and found four people who had been shot, according to a police department news release. A fifth shooting victim also was located and was being treated at a local hospital.

Of the other four shooting victims, one male was pronounced dead at the scene, the release said, while the other three were taken by ambulance or a personal vehicle to the hospital. Two of those three later died, the police department said, while the other person had life-threatening injuries.

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The names of those shot were withheld for now by the department, whose homicide unit was investigating what happened. The department asked the public for any information about the shootings.