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

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.


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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.


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