NEW INFO: Four people shot in Duplin County

Published: Feb. 21, 2021 at 10:55 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 22, 2021 at 11:25 AM EST
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DUPLIN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - There is new information on a shooting that wounded four people on Sunday in Duplin County.

Deputies say the shooting happened at the Thomas Smith Mobile Home Park near Teachey Sunday night.

A fight led up to the shooting which left one victim with critical injuries, and three others with non-critical injuries.

A man who deputies said was directly involved in the shooting has been arrested on weapon charges.

Lacy Moore III was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon. The 46-year-old man from the Rose Hill area was jailed on a $300,000 secure bond.

Deputies say their investigation is continuing, and that no one has been charged with the actual shooting of the four people.


Four people are injured after a shooting in Teachey on Sunday night, a Duplin County official confirmed.

The shooting happened at a mobile home park on Bay Road in Teachey on Sunday and the suspect has not been captured.

We were told late Sunday night that a medical helicopter was on its way to Vidant Duplin.

This story is developing. WITN has made calls to officials in Duplin County to get more information.

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