DA’s office releases names of three killed in overnight shooting in Chadbourn, no arrests yet

Three killed in overnight shooting in Chadbourn
Published: Jul. 3, 2021 at 11:39 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 5, 2021 at 7:25 PM EDT
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CHADBOURN, N.C. (WECT) - The District Attorney’s office released the names of the three people killed in a shooting early Saturday morning in Chadbourn.

The names of the deceased are Deonde Qwabe Sadler, age 27, Mack Darren Jenkins Jr, age 26, and Kameesha Daezhneka Powell, age 21.

A fourth person was injured in the shooting and their name will not be released pending an ongoing investigation.

According to officials, the Chadbourn Police Department was notified of shots fired at 3:46 a.m. in a parking lot near Broadway Road where they say a large party was taking place.

As of Monday afternoon, crime scene tape and no parking signs still covered the property. The lot near Collins Street is still dotted with beer cans, debris and even shoes left behind by party goers.

The police department and District Attorney’s Office have requested the SBI investigate the shooting.

The DA’s office has not yet released any information about possible suspects.

On Monday, the SBI confirmed no arrests had been made in the case.

Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to contact the Chadbourn Police Department at (910) 654-4146.

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