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North Carolina shooting: At least 5 Killed in shooting at US State of North Carolina, suspect “Contained”

US Shooting : Once again in America, weapons have been seen to see the havoc. Here is indiscriminate firing in North Carolina. At least five people, including a police officer, were killed in a shooting in the US state of North Carolina on Thursday. After the incident, the police have surrounded the whole area.

By Priyanka Verma 
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US Shooting : Once again in America, weapons have been seen to see the havoc. Here is indiscriminate firing in North Carolina. At least five people, including a police officer, were killed in a shooting in the US state of North Carolina on Thursday. After the incident, the police have surrounded the whole area.

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After the incident, the police has instructed people not to get out of homes. The incident took place at Osprey Cove Drive in Raleigh, North Carolina, and the News River Greenway near Bay Harbor Drive. Law enforcement officers are working to nab the shooter. The Raleigh Police Department “has confirmed five fatalities. One of them was an off-duty Raleigh Police officer,” she said, adding that the shooter had been “contained.”

Raleigh police said they were at the shooting site and requested local residents to stay at home. Four people were injured in the shooting in a residential neighborhood. The city of Knightdale tweeted that a suspect is in custody after a shooting in the neighboring city of Raleigh.

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper tweeted, “I have spoken to Mayor Baldwin and instructed state law enforcement to assist in responding to the active shooter in East Raleigh. State and local officials are on the ground and are on the job to stop the shooter and help people.” Working to keep it safe. – RC.” North Carolina Governor further said he spoke to Baldwin and is deploying state resources to assist at the scene.

Raleigh Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin told reporters that multiple people were shot on the Neuse River Greenway around 5pm, and that the police department told her around 8pm that the suspect had been “contained” at a residence in the area. An investigation is underway into the matter. The injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital. Sections of the Hedingham neighbourhood remain closed. Residents are asked to follow the instructions of the law enforcement officials present on the scene.

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