Two wounded in shooting during North Carolina Christmas parade

Two people were wounded in a shooting during a Christmas parade in North Carolina on Monday night, police said.

Sanford police Capt. Harold Layton told the Sanford Herald that one person was in serious condition after the shooting and the other victim’s injury was not life threatening.

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The paper reported that the parade was halted after several shots rang out at around 8 p.m. Witnesses told WTVD-TV that they heard between four and seven shots as people fled the scene.

Police said one suspect was in custody and the investigation was ongoing.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.