At least four people were injured in what police have called an “active shooting” in a neighborhood in Raleigh, North Carolina.
“The Raleigh Police Department is currently on the scene of an active shooting in the area of the Neuse River Greenway near Osprey Cove Drive and Bay Harbor Drive. Residents in this area are advised to remain in their homes.” Raleigh Police tweeted.
Helicopter footage from CNN affiliate WRAL-TV showed more than a dozen emergency vehicles lined up on a road through a wooded area.
A local hospital said four victims from an active shooter scene are being treated at a trauma center. Deb Laughery, spokeswoman for the WakeMed Health and Hospitals system, told CNN she did not immediately have information on the victims’ injuries or conditions.
Police have not released any information about the perpetrator or the shooters.
Multiple law enforcement agencies are involved in the investigation, Raleigh Police tweeted. Charlotte Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives (ATF) said agents responded to the shooting.
Police also advised residents in the Hedingham neighborhood to stay indoors in the tweet. The police later tweeted that residents in the specific area of ”McConnell Oliver Drive, Tarheel Club Drive and Old Milburnie Road are advised to remain indoors. Drivers are advised to avoid the area and seek alternate routes.”
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper tweeted he spoke with Raleigh Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin and “directed state law enforcement to provide assistance in responding to the active shooter in East Raleigh.”
“State and local officers are on the ground working to stop the shooter and keep people safe,” the governor said.
A woman who was at Hedingham Golf Club’s driving range said an “endless stream of police” drove past the area.
“I’ve never seen so many police in one area, so that’s what really worried us,” the woman told CNN, adding that she didn’t hear any gunshots, but police and EMS sirens were constant and made it “hard to hear .”
The woman said police sped down Southall Road and Wild Dunes Drive, both near the driving range.
“A golf pro came out to tell us to shelter inside or leave ASAP,” she said. “They were very calm but I could tell something was wrong so we left straight away.”
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