Deputies identify man shot this morning in Onslow County

Published: Jun. 6, 2023 at 10:31 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 6, 2023 at 10:32 AM EDT
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ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Deputies in Onslow County are investigating a shooting that happened this morning.

First responders were called shortly after 9:00 a.m. to a mobile home on Shady Street in Midway Park.

Sheriff Chris Thomas said that 20-year-old Daniel Morales was shot and taken to Onslow Memorial Hospital. The sheriff said that Morales has serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Thomas said the shooting stemmed from a fight that took place with people that Morales knew.

After the shooting, several suspects drove away in a red Ford Mustang.

The Sheriff’s Department is asking that anyone with any information about this shooting call Detective Coleman at 910-455-3113 or Crime Stoppers at 910-938-3273. Please refer to report number 2023005873.

Stay with WITN and for more on this developing story.