One dead, two injured after early-morning shooting in New Bern

New Bern police are investigating a homicide

NEW BERN, Craven County - The New Bern Police Department tells News Channel 12 that they are investigating a homicide that happened early Saturday morning.

Police were spotted at the scene on the 3200 block of Neuse Blvd at around 2:23 a.m. on Saturday. In a press release by New Bern Police, officers discovered a shooting had happened while patrolling the area. When they arrived, one person was dead and two others were wounded and needed medical attention.

By daylight, officers and members from the forensic unit were seen emerging from an area in the back of the property between Flyers 69 Howling Dog Saloon and Mills Radio & TV. They were seen setting up a tent and cordoning of the area. There was also a fire truck at the location.

Police are asking anyone with information to call them at (252) 633-2020 or Crime Stoppers at (252) 633-5141.

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