NEW INFO: Shots Fired Into Grandmother's Home In Grimesland

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One witness tells WITN several people, including a child, were home at the time of an early morning shooting inside a Grimesland house.

Deputies were called to 4706 Payton Lane in Grimesland between 3:30 - 4 a.m. Friday after shots were fired into the home, according to witnesses.

Investigators say a grandmother and her six grandchildren live in the house. One grandchild is 10-years-old while the others are 17 or older.

A man, who asked not to be identified, said he was home at the time of the shooting along with a handful of other people, including elementary school-aged children.

Deputies said the group was made up of four suspects, but only three of them entered the house.

A resident said a small group of people could not get into the home using the side door, so they went around to the back door.

Once inside, the witness says an intruder fired a gun at least twice.

The eye-witness tells WITN no one was injured, but the shooter left behind two bullet holes inside the home.

Deputies say the unmasked intruders took a wallet, Xbox, a cell phone and keys from the home.

Pitt County deputies are currently investigating the early morning shooting .

Investigators are still working with the victims to identify the robbers.

Victims tell WITN they may know who fired the gun.


Deputies in Pitt County are investigating after shots were fired in a Grimesland home early Friday morning.

Sheriff's Office Spokeswoman Christy Wallace said investigators are still gathering information on the shooting.

The call came in around 4 a.m. Friday to a home on Payton Lane.

No word yet on any injuries, suspects, or arrests.

Stay with WITN as we follow the developments in this shooting case through the day.