Off-duty Raleigh police officer killed, another shot in active shooter situation
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Multiple people were wounded Thursday in what authorities described as an “active shooting” in a neighborhood in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Nexstar-affiliate WNCN reports an off-duty Raleigh police officer has been killed and another has been shot, according to the outlet’s police sources.
“State and local officers are on the ground and working to stop the shooter and keep people safe,” Gov. Roy Cooper tweeted.
The Raleigh Police Department said it was “on the scene of an active shooting” in a statement on Twitter, and advised residents in multiple neighborhoods to stay in their homes. A police spokesperson did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment.
At least three people connected to the shooting were being treated Thursday evening at WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh, but no other information was immediately available, hospital spokesperson Deb Laughery said.
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