washington, The mayor of the US province of North Carolina has announced that 5 people, including a police officer, have died in a shooting in a residential area. In Raleigh, Mayor Mary Ann Baldwin told reporters that while several people were shot on the Neuse River Greenway, the police department has taken custody of homes in sensitive areas.
Several police vehicles and ambulances were dispatched to Headingham and officers searched for hours during an apparent search operation, details of which had not been released late on Thursday evening. Gov. Roy Cooper tweeted shortly before 7 p.m. that state and local officials are on the ground and deploying more people to stop the shooter.
Earlier, WakeMed Hospital spokesperson Deb Lowry said that about 4 people involved in the shooting are being treated at the hospital. But no other information is currently available. The police have closed the roads here. And vehicles of security agencies have reached the road.
Headingham borders the Neuse River Greenway Trail and is approximately 14 km from Raleigh. Shootings have become commonplace in America. Earlier on October 9, there was a shooting in a house in North Carolina. 5 people died in this incident. Four people died on the spot in the shooting, while one person succumbed to his injuries at the hospital, officials said.SS1MS