Three people are reportedly dead and another person was injured in a shooting incident Monday night (August 12) in Hickory. Hickory Police are investigating the incident, which occurred shortly after 9 p.m. at a home on 17th Avenue NE in the Viewmont section of the city.
According to Hickory Police, two women and one man were killed in the incident. A fourth person was shot in the leg and ran to a nearby home. He was transported to the hospital. No names had been released as of early this morning (August 13).
There were children inside the home when the shooting occurred. They were not injured. No suspects were in custody as of this morning, according to jail records. The investigation is continuing and when WHKY receives updates we will post them online here at whky.com.