SBI investigating officer involved shooting at Carolina Beach motel

Authorities are on the scene of an officer-involved shooting at the Dolphin Lane Motel in...
Authorities are on the scene of an officer-involved shooting at the Dolphin Lane Motel in Carolina Beach.(WECT)
Published: Jul. 2, 2022 at 7:12 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 2, 2022 at 9:17 AM EDT
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CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. (WECT) - Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting at the Dolphin Lane Motel in Carolina Beach.

The Carolina Beach Police Department says two on-duty officers were involved in the shooting at 318 N Carolina Beach Avenue. Neither were injured in the incident but the suspect involved was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with injuries.

Sgt. Colby Edens with the Carolina Beach Police Department says the incident happened just after midnight early Saturday morning. It’s unclear what led to the shooting.

SBI is investigating and the officers involved in the incident have been placed on administration leave, which is standard practice.

This is a developing story. Stay with WECT on air and online for further updates.

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