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Three shot at party at Wayne County club

Posted May 4, 2009

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— Three people were shot at a private club in Mount Olive that had been rented out for a birthday party early Monday, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators said the shooting took place at 1368 N.C. Highway 55 West.

One person was critical condition at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. An update was not available for a second victim at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Authorities said a third victim had been treated and released from a local hospital.

The investigation into the shooting was ongoing.


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  • Whatever Geez May 4, 2009

    Is this the club that fought so hard on getting a license for alcohol and finally got approved....yeah way to go!

  • JustOneGodLessThanU May 4, 2009

    Why anyone take a gun into a birthday party? Kindof a buzz kill...or worse.

  • Whatever Geez May 4, 2009

    Don't these people have jobs? Why are you having a late night party on a Sunday...