MERRY HILL, Bertie County — A person was shot and killed while at a birthday party on Sunday in Bertie County
According to Bertie County Sheriff John Holley, his office received a call that shots were fired at the Community Building in Merry Hill, across from the Midway Fire Department.
Deputies responded and found a person shot multiple times. They were flown to Vidant Medical Center but later died in Greenville.
The Bertie County Sheriff's Office, along with the NC State Bureau of Investigation, are investigating this incident as a homicide.
Authorities have not released the name of the victim at this time.
Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call the Bertie County Sheriff's Office at (252) 794-5330.