Shooting, Stabbing at Sampson County Country Club kills 1, Hurts 6 Including Deputy

Monday, July 4, 2016



SALEMBURG, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say one person was killed and six others, including a police officer, have been hurt after a large fight that involved gunshots and a stabbing at a North Carolina country club.


Sampson County deputies said in a news release that officers found several groups fighting after responding to multiple 911 calls around 2:30 a.m. Sunday at the Lakewood Country Club in Salemburg.


Investigators say seven people needed medical treatment. Three were shot, two were beaten and one was stabbed, while a deputy suffered a minor cut to the arm.


Authorities say Anthony King died at the hospital from a gunshot wound and at least one other person was seriously injured


Deputies say the clubhouse was being rented for a private party. The investigation continues. No arrests have been made.


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