NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC. (THECOUNT) — An overnight shooting has left at least seven people shot in New Hanover County, North Carolina.

The motive is unknown following a mass shooting at a house party in Wilmington early Saturday morning.


According to reports, at least seven people were shot, three dead, while attending a house party near S. 7th Street and Kidder Street in Wilmington around midnight.

“There was a house party that was taking place inside of a house,” officials said. “At least seven people inside were shot and three are deceased. They are not being identified until the next of kin has been notified.”

Police offered no suspect or motive information in the shooting.


Geo quick facts: New Hanover County is one of 100 counties located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 202,667. Though the second-smallest county in land area, it is one of the most populous, as its county seat, Wilmington, is one of the state’s largest cities – Wikipedia.

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