Police identify victims in weekend shooting at American Legion in Wallace

Shooting at American Legion in Wallace

WALLACE, N.C. (WECT) - The Wallace Police Department has identified the victims in a weekend shooting at American Legion that left one man dead and two others injured.

According to police, Sabeian Mathis, 20, of Rose Hill, died from a single gunshot wound, while Jarmmell Faison, 45, and Samuel Melvin, 26, both of Warsaw, had non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say approximately 30 shots were fired during an incident at a private party being held at the American Legion late Saturday night.

Additionally, four vehicles and the American Legion building were struck by gunfire.

If you have information, contact the Wallace Police Department at 910-285-2126 or send them a message on Facebook.

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