DEPUTIES: Person injured and suspect in custody after shooting in Wayne County

PIKEVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – A person was arrested after another person was injured in a shooting in Pikeville on Saturday.

According to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, at 4:45 pm, they were dispatched to Brookside Way and located one unresponsive victim outside of a home.

Deputies say a neighbor administered CPR until EMS arrived on scene and transported the victim to the hospital.

They say the Sheriff’s Office SWAT team searched the home to ensure there were no additional victims or suspects.

Deputies were quickly able to identify the suspect and located him in a field behind the houses.

The suspect was taken into custody and transported for questioning.

Authorities say there is no update on the victim and the incident remains under investigation.

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