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DEVELOPING: Police say three people in hospital after Chadbourn shooting

CHADBOURN, NC (WWAY) — Investigators in Chadbourn say three people have been taken to the hospital after a shooting this morning.

There are few details at this point, but Chadbourn Police Chief Steven Shaw tells WWAY the three victims were members of a family that was outside their house at 312 East 3rd Street as they got ready to go out shooting.

Police say the shot was fired from inside the home across the street at 313 East 3rd Street.

Earlier the The News Reporter of Whiteville reported that witnesses said two teenage girls were shot. The newspaper also said early reports indicated the shooting happened when a neighbor was cleaning a high-powered rifle and that police had detained someone.

We have a crew at the scene and will more information as it becomes available.

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