Three people dead following shooting in Wilmington

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police are investigating after three people were found dead on Saturday.

It happened in the parking lot of the Dollar Tree off Military Cutoff Road.

WPD said officers were called to the scene just after 4 p.m.

Officers found three people dead from gunshot wounds — two adults and one juvenile.

Police say the suspect was still alive from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. That person is in the custody of the Wilmington Police Department and has been charged with 3 counts of first-degree murder and firing into an occupied vehicle.

The investigation is ongoing.

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