Apr 13

Drive-By Shooting Injures Two In Southern Pines Friday Afternoon

SandhillsTribune.Com - A drive-by shooting occurred in Southern Pines Friday afternoon. The shooting is reported to have happened on Richards Street not far from Morganton Road in Southern Pines around 1:30 PM.

One person was reported to have been shot and transported to the hospital in Pinehurst by a private vehicle before officials arrived. A second victim was transported by ambulance from an apartment on Coats Street with multiple gunshot wounds. This person was taken to the ball field on Morganton Road where a helicopter was landed to transport the injured man to a trauma center.

This story has recently occurred so details are limited, we will update readers as officials release additional details.

Responding to the shooting call were units with Southern Pines Fire & Rescue, Moore County EMS, Moore County Public Safety, and the Southern Pines Police Department.

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