A shooting in Hickory in which multiple people were injured is under investigation. On Thursday (June 2) shortly before 6 p.m., Hickory Police Officers responded to the 800 Block of 1st Street SE after receiving 911 calls in reference to multiple gunshots being fired. Upon arrival, officers found an 18-year-old male lying on the sidewalk. He was found next to Hillside Garden Apartments injured from a gunshot wound to his head.
Officers also found a 22-year-old male lying in the grass next to the apartments, injured from a gunshot wound to his leg. Catawba County EMS responded and transported both individuals to local hospitals with life threatening injuries.
During the initial investigation, Officers conducted a search of the area and found a 19-year-old male hiding inside a nearby apartment with multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
There was no suspect information available as of this morning (June 3). Anyone with information regarding this on-going investigation is encouraged to call the Hickory Police Department at 828-328-5551 or contact Inv. L. Whitener directly at 828-261-2614 or firstname.lastname@example.org.