1 dead, 2 injured in Northampton Co. birthday party shooting


NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, N.C. (WRAL/WAVY) —  One person was killed and two others were seriously injured in a shooting at a birthday party in Northampton County, authorities said.

The sheriff’s office said the shooting occurred at 11:30 p.m. Friday in Gaston in the 200 block of Craige Street after a fight broke out. 

Officials identified 53-year-old Dexter Robinson of Roanoke Rapids as the man who was killed. The two other victims were transported to local hospitals with serious injuries. 

Deputies are actively checking to see if there was a fourth victim that may have also been injured in this shooting. 

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