21-year-old man, child seriously injured in Lumberton shooting, police say

21-year-old man, child seriously injured in Lumberton shooting, police say

LUMBERTON, N.C. (WTVD) — Two people were seriously injured in a Saturday afternoon shooting in Lumberton, including a child.

Just before 4:15 p.m., Lumberton officers responded to a shooting at the intersection of Gavintown Road and Elizabethtown Road. On arrival, officers found two people suffering from gunshot wounds.

The two victims were identified as a 21-year-old Rock Hill, S.C. man and the other being a Lumberton child.

Police said the shooting was the result of a fight between the shooting victims and an occupant of a gold or champagne-colored car. The shooter’s vehicle then sped away.

Both victims were taken to Southeastern Regional Medical Center.

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Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Lumberton Police Department at (910) 671-3845.

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