6 people shot, including toddler, in North Carolina suburb
An NC commissioner said the suburban shooting 'was like a warzone'
Six people, including a toddler, were shot Saturday night, police in North Carolina said.
Oxford police officers responded to Piedmont Avenue around 9:30 p.m. for a report of shots fired and found six people suffering from gunshot wounds, police said in a statement posted on Facebook on Sunday. Oxford is about 35 miles north of Raleigh.
The victims ranging in age from 18 months to 64 were taken to a local hospital and four of them were flown to other hospitals, but details of their conditions weren't available, police said.
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Oxford police and the State Bureau of Investigations are investigating the shooting.
Commissioner Bryan Cohn, who lives nearby, heard the gunshots, WTVD-TV reported. Cohn said he was on the scene of the shooting after it happened and saw people trying to get out the area.
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"It was like a warzone. The screaming, the just the horror that was taking place is not something you’d expect to see in a small town," Cohn said.