One person died after a shooting Monday afternoon in Johnston County, according to media reports.
Emergency dispatchers alerted police about a shooting Monday afternoon in Princeton, a town of about 1,300 people located roughly 40 miles southeast of Raleigh.
The shooting was reported just before 4:38 p.m. at 305 S. Elm St., according to a dispatcher with the Johnston County 911 center.
Law enforcement officers and neighbors crowded around a taped-off area at the intersection of Elm and Second streets, WRAL reported.
One person died in the shooting, according to WRAL. An orange tarp and a white sheet were visible in the middle of Elm Street and were encircled by crime scene tape.
An ambulance was also on the scene.