ELIZABETHTOWN, NC (WECT) - Officers with the Elizabethtown Police Department are investigating a shooting that left two men wounded.
According to police, Elizabethtown Police Officers were dispatched to a shots fired call in the 400 block of Martin Luther King Dr. around 4:45 Tuesday afternoon.
Police say while officers were responding, dispatchers advised them of a subject at Bladen County Hospital that had been shot.
Officers responded to Bladen County Hospital and met with Taquay Montez Newkirk, 22, of Whiteville, who had a gunshot wound to his head.
Officers say while at the hospital, a second subject, Gerald Bennett Thomas, 56, of Elizabethtown, sustained a gunshot wound to his leg.
Officers learned that the subjects got into an argument and began shooting at each other.
Both subjects were transferred to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening wounds.
Police say the subjects gave conflicting reports on what happened.
Police are still investigating and they say charges are possible.
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