Gunshots fired at several homes in Columbus Co.; one person injured

Gunshots fired at several homes in Columbus Co.; one person injured

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Gunshots were fired at multiple homes in Columbus County early Wednesday morning.

According to the Columbus County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to reports of shots fired at homes in Tabor City, Chadbourn and Clarendon.

Only one injury was reported in the shootings.

At approximately 4:30 Wednesday morning, deputies responded to 992 Miller Road in Tabor City after multiple shots were fired at a home where nine people, including four children, were asleep. A 22-year-old female suffered a gunshot wound.

The residence was damaged in the incident.

In Chadbourn, deputies responded to 49 Godwin Trail just after 12:30 a.m. after the home was shot at several times. Three people were home at the time but no one was injured. The residence and a vehicle were damaged.

At 12:52 a.m., Columbus County dispatch received a call about multiple shots fired at a home at 41 Billy McDuffie Lane in Clarendon. Four people, including two juveniles, were home at the time but no one was injured.

The sheriff's office said they haven't determined as of Wednesday morning whether the shootings are connected. All three incidents are still are under investigation.

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