Drive-by shooting in Bladenboro lands one in the hospital - WECT, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

Drive-by shooting in Bladenboro lands one in the hospital


Officials are investigating a shooting that happened Sunday morning in the 16000 block of Twisted Hickory Road in Bladenboro that sent one person to the hospital.

According to the Bladen County Sheriff's Office, witnesses told officers that a vehicle with several suspects pulled in the back yard of the residence just after 4 a.m. and began shooting.

After several shots were fired, the vehicle left in an unknown direction.

When police arrived to the scene, they noted that there had been a large party at the residence, however only a handful of people were still there.

One victim was shot in the forearm and is recovering in the hospital.

A pull behind camper and a vehicle in the backyard were also hit by gunfire.

If anyone has any information about this incident, they are asked to call the Bladen County Sheriff's Office at (910) 862-8141.

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