COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Columbus County sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting that happened at Balls, a hangout spot in Evergreen early Monday morning.
According to investigators, around 2:00 a.m. two men from Lumberton were shot in the head at Balls Night Club in the nearby town of Boardman. They say a woman from Whiteville was also shot.
Deputies said they believe the shooting stemmed from a fight that happened earlier in Lumberton.
According to investigators Orlando Gaddy, 18, and Quinton Mitchell, 25, were the two men shot. They say Hope Smith, 26, who's from Whiteville was shot in the buttocks.
"I was on the porch at the club, when I turned to go inside, that's when I was hit." Said Hope Smith.
"I heard someone say, I got shot. They said Hope got shot. I ran to the front, saw her on the floor and the first thing I wanted to do is call for help." Said Christina Moore, Smith's friend.