Bladen deputies investigating two shootings near East Arcadia

BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two shootings.

On Tuesday, the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office received a report around 5:30 p.m. of a man shot in the ankle, leg, arm, and chest in the East Arcadia area at Sambo’s night club on Carter Road.

The sheriff’s office says the victim, 31-year-old Tyron Byrd, was driven to the Acme Delco Rescue Squad building and transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Bladen County Sheriff’s Office says his injuries appear to be non-life-threatening.

Later that night, deputies received a report from Columbus County that a person was being treated at Columbus County Hospital for an accidental gunshot wound.

The incident also happened in East Arcadia area, deputies say. The victim was 57-year-old Donald Ray Graham.

Investigators are still investigating the shootings and do not believe that the two incidents are related.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 862-6960 or Investigator Donnie Williamson at (910) 874-6850.

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