NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Deputies with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office investigated reports of a shooting Friday afternoon.
Initial reports from the sheriff's office said one person had been reportedly shot near 23rd Street and Castle Hayne Road at the Palms Mobile Home Park. After further investigation, deputies were not able to find an injured victim from the shooting.
Sgt. Brewer with NHC Sheriff's Office says they are actively searching for a shooter in the area. He reiterated several times to our crew on the scene, that there were "no injuries" associated with this shooting; however, there was one victim.
Brewer says two men arrived at the Palms Mobile Home Park in a taxi cab. When they got out, they appeared to be meet up with another man. Soon after dropping the men off, the cab driver heard gun shots and called 911.
We will continue to work with the sheriff's office to get the facts about this situation, and will update this story when any new information becomes available.
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