North Carolina hospital shooting: 1 injured, suspect fled scene
NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles!
Authorities in North Carolina are still searching for the suspect of a shooting incident at a hospital that left one victim injured.
Police said an “active shooter incident” took place just after 8 p.m. at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro, North Carolina, Sunday evening, when the lone gunman shot one victim and fled the scene, Wayne County PIO Joel Gillie told Fox News Digital.
One person was injured during a shooting incident at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro, North Carolina, on June 5, 2022.
“The Goldsboro Police Department and Wayne County Sheriff’s Office responded to an active shooting call at WayneUNC Hospital tonight at 8: 17 p.m.,” Gillie said.
“The hospital was placed on lockdown, and one victim was located with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound,” the officer added.
Police described the shooting as “domestic in nature” and said the lockdown was lifted less than an hour after it was placed.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to those who were impacted by the Wayne Memorial Hospital incident.
📸 Photo credit: Goldsboro Daily News pic.twitter.com/9kVBzO8J8B
— Derek Burress (@BurressDerek) June 6, 2022
The identity of the suspect, who fled the hospital after the shooting, is known to law enforcement, police said.
Gillie said the situation is still being investigated and that officers are actively “working to apprehend the suspect.”
One person was injured during a shooting incident at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro, North Carolina, on June 5, 2022. (Google Maps)
The victim of the shooting was identified as a woman, WNCN reported.
Fox News’ Paul Best contributed to this report.
I have been writing professionally for over 20 years and have a deep understanding of the psychological and emotional elements that affect people. I’m an experienced ghostwriter and editor, as well as an award-winning author of five novels.