Man shot in Kure Beach

KURE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Kure Beach police are investigating a shooting that happened around 4:25 Sunday night.

It happened at K Avenue near the pier. Police Chief Dennis Cooper said one man was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with an injury to the leg. Cooper said it is non- life threatening.

Cooper said they have three people detained for questioning, but no arrests have been made yet. He said they are not looking for anyone else.

Those in the area said they think this was an isolated incident and they’re not fearful of it happening again.

“Well it’s just a beautiful little piece of heaven and stuff happens,” resident Michael Cruze said. “There’s a bad apple every now and then, but I would like to say, the law enforcement officers around here do the best job. This is the safest community in the world. I feel 100% comfortable here.”

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