Reports: Four People Shot, Killed in Wilson, North Carolina

By Epoch Newsroom
Epoch Newsroom
Epoch Newsroom
December 24, 2016 Updated: December 24, 2016

Police say four people were shot and killed in Wilson County, North Carolina, on Christmas Eve.

The incident occurred at 2200 Banks Lane East in the city of Wilson on Saturday, the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office told ABC11.

The victims weren’t identified by officials.

Neighbors told the station that police were swarming around the block.

Law enforcement officials are in the process of identifying the victims, Wanda Samuel, a spokeswoman for the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office, told the News-Observer. 

Officials will then contact family members.

According to WNCN reporter Derrick Lewis, neighbors said they’ve “never seen this in their years living here.”

More details about the shooting were not released to the station.

Wilson County is located about 55 miles from Raleigh, N.C.