BCSO investigates Kelford shooting

Published 9:31 am Monday, September 11, 2023

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KELFORD – The Bertie County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a shooting that occurred here Friday night (Sept. 8).

Bertie Sheriff Tyrone Ruffin sais his deputies responded at 10:04 p.m. to Front Street in Kelford in reference to a report of shots fired. As deputies were en route to the call, they received an additional call on Governors Road in Kelford of a victim with a gunshot wound to the arm.

Ruffin said deputies arrived at the residence on Governors Road and made contact with the victim that was suffering from the gunshot wound. Using information from family members, deputies were able to learn that the victim was shot on Church Street in Kelford and left the residence after the shooting.

“Deputies were not able to obtain any other information to assist with the shots fired call. This case will continue to be investigated by the Bertie County Sheriff’s Office,” Ruffin said.