Sheriff’s office: 3 dead, multiple injured in shooting near Red Springs; 1 in custody

ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WMBF) – Three people are dead and multiple people have been injured after a shooting Tuesday afternoon just outside Red Springs.

Robeson County Sheriff Burnis Wilkins confirmed detectives were called around 4:30 p.m. to the scene in the area of Samuel Drive.

It’s not clear at this point how many people were hurt in the shooting, and the names of the people killed have not been released.

Detectives have 46-year-old Corey Grant Leaks in custody in connection to the case.

Wilkins told WMBF News that homicide detectives, crime scene investigators and ATF agents will be working several crime scenes throughout the night during the investigation.

He added that there will be a news conference on Wednesday morning to provide information on the shooting investigation.

Details are limited at this time, the sheriff’s office will release more details Tuesday evening.

Stay with WMBF News for updates.