Shots fired inside a Hedingham neighborhood home days after mass shooting; 1 in custody: the police

The Raleigh Police Department (RPD) confirms that multiple shots were fired inside a home around 10:03 p.m. Sunday on Royal Adelaide Way in the Hedingham neighborhood.

The person who fired the shots has been arrested, and no injuries have been reported, the police said in a press release.

The person who fired the weapon faces possible charges for discharging a firearm within city limits, according to police.

Police released this statement about the shots fired call: “RPD understands the community’s concerns following the events of last Thursday. RPD assures the community that there is no threat to public safety.”

The incident is still under investigation.

Anyone who believes they may have information that could assist the investigation is asked to visit Crimestoppers. You can also text, email reporting or call 919-996-1193. Raleigh CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.

Hedingham is the community where five people were shot and killed, including a Raleigh police officer who was on his way to work; three others were injured in the shooting Thursday afternoon. The subdivision runs along the Neuse River Greenway Trail. The five killed range in age from 52 to 16.

On Saturday night, the community held a vigil to remember the victims.

The accused shooter is a 15-year-old who is still in the hospital.


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