Monday, 15 April 2019 13:51

Deputies investigate shooting south of Hamlet

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HAMLET — The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is searching for three suspects connected to an early morning shooting on Sunday.

According to investigators, a male victim was shot three times on Dirt Road, off of N.C. 38 south of Hamlet, near the South Carolina State line. The incident took place around 1:30 a.m. and deputies believe it to be isolated.

Family members say the victim was taken to the hospital, was released Sunday night and is recovering from his injuries.

Deputies are looking for two black males and one white male, driving a silver or grey car, possibly a Nissan.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on the suspects can call the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 910-997-8283 or Richmond County Crime Stoppers at 910-997-5454.