One baby shot dead, 2 adults killed in home shooting
A baby has been shot and two adults have been pronounced dead following a shooting at a North Carolina home, police said.
The incident occurred around 8:28 p.m. Tuesday night when Fayetteville Police Department officers responded to reports of a shooting on the 1100 block of Bunce Road in Fayetteville, North Carolina at about 10 miles south of Fort Bragg.
“When officers arrived at the scene, they located two adult victims inside a residence with gunshot wounds and they were pronounced deceased at the scene,” the Fayetteville Police Department said in a statement. after the shooting.
The other victim, an infant, was also hit by gunfire and taken to an area hospital for treatment. Authorities did not reveal the child’s age or whether the infant was related to the two who were pronounced dead at the scene.
The Fayetteville Police Department did not provide further details on the baby’s condition or the severity of the injuries sustained in the shooting.
Authorities have closed the road in both directions as they continue to investigate.
“Detectives from the Fayetteville Police Department Homicide Unit have taken over the investigation, and the investigation is ongoing,” the Fayetteville Police Department said. “Additional information will be posted as it becomes available.”
Anyone with information regarding this homicide investigation is asked to contact Det. M. Waters at (910) 635-4978 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).