Woman injured in shooting at Wayne UNC Hospital

A woman was shot in the leg at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro, N.C., on June 5, which prompted a lockdown at the hospital for nearly an hour.

Police have deemed the shooting to be an accidental discharge and are looking for the suspect, who is the woman's brother, according to a Facebook post from the Goldsboro Police Department. "At no time was there ever an active shooter at this location," the post states. 

A warrant for the suspect has been secured for a felony charge of carrying a concealed weapon.

A call regarding the shooting was made at 8:17 p.m. and the lockdown was lifted at 9:10 p.m. after each floor of the 316-bed hospital was searched by a local SWAT team. 

"This evening, there was a shooting of a visitor inside Wayne UNC," the hospital posted on Facebook. "As this will remain an ongoing investigation, we are unable to share details. However, we are grateful for the professionalism of our teammates and the quick response of our local law enforcement. Following a thorough sweep of the building we are grateful to announce that our facilities are safe and fully operational." 

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