Victim, suspect identified in deadly Kure Beach shooting
The victim and suspect in a deadly shooting have been identified as Kure Beach residents.
KURE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The victim and suspect in a deadly shooting have been identified as Kure Beach residents.
Kure Beach Police have identified 55-year-old John Allen Garisto as the man who was killed in the Tuesday afternoon shooting on Ocean View Avenue. 61-year-old William Henry Bennett was identified as the suspect. Both were Kure Beach residents.
Officers found Bennett dead after hearing a gunshot come from his home.
According to the Kure Beach Police Department, officers responded to 121 Ocean View Avenue around 2:45 p.m on Tuesday in reference to a dispute with shots fired. The incident reportedly began as an argument between neighbors.
The investigation is still ongoing and no further information is available at this time.