make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Three injured in softball game shooting

READ MORE:
softballshooting.jpg

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – A softball tournament at Robert Strange Park turned violent after a post-game brawl broke out.

Two teams had just finished a game, and there was a disagreement between the teams that turned into an altercation on S. 9th Street.

According to witnesses, a dispute led to gunfire and three men were hit. Two victims were transported to the New Hanover Regional Medical Center by ambulance, and a third victim showed up at the hospital soon after.

None of the injuries sustained in the shooting are life threatening, according to Lt. Obbie Blanton of the Wilmington Police Department.

Wilmington Police have identified a suspect in the shooting and are following up numerous leads.

Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of those people posting them, and not the views or opinions of WWAY NewsChannel 3, its management or employees. You can view our comment policy here.

»