Southern Pines police investigating shooting at local park
Posted October 7, 2013
Police in Southern Pines are investigating a shooting that apparently happened over the weekend at a local park.
Officers were called around 7:45 p.m. Sunday to respond to reports of a fight at Downtown Park on Southeast Broad Street, but when they arrived, they were told that there had been a shooting but no victim.
They later learned that an 18-year-old gunshot victim was being treated at Moore County Regional Hospital in Pinehurst and that he refused to cooperate with a police investigation into the crime.
Anyone with any information that could help authorities is asked to contact the Southern Pines Police Department at 910-693-1481 or the department's crime tip line at 910-693-4110.