Detectives with the Lenoir Police Department are investigating to determine the circumstances involving a shooting incident which left three people injured. Today (November 1) at approximately 12:00 p.m., patrol officers with the Lenoir Police Department were dispatched to a shooting at a home in the 500 block of NW Willow Street.
Officers arrived within five minutes and discovered two adults and an infant child injured from gunshot wounds. Officers immediately requested Medic for assistance and rendered first aid to the injured individuals. The three patients were transported to a local hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries.
Preliminary information and evidence gathered during the investigation indicates that the three people injured are related and the shooting was prompted following a domestic disturbance. Detectives are not currently looking for any other suspects.
The investigation into this case is active and ongoing. As additional information develops, it will be released by the Lenoir Police Department. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 828-757-2104.