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Two dead after shooting incident in Kure Beach

Two dead after shooting incident in Kure Beach
Published: May. 17, 2022 at 4:15 PM EDT
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KURE BEACH, N.C. (WECT) - A dispute between two neighbors in Kure Beach Tuesday afternoon resulted in both men dead.

According to the Kure Beach Police Department, officers responded to 121 Ocean View Avenue shortly before 3 p.m. in reference to a dispute with shots fired.

“Upon arrival, officers discovered a deceased male victim with multiple gunshot wounds,” a KBPD news release states. “Responding officers determined the suspect returned to his residence. While attempting life-saving measures on the victim, officers heard a single gunshot come from the suspect’s residence.”

Officials say that the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Tactical unit made entry into the suspect’s residence where they located him dead.

Witnesses reported a large police presence in Kure Beach Tuesday afternoon.
Witnesses reported a large police presence in Kure Beach Tuesday afternoon.(Brody M)

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