Shooter Dressed in Camo Terrorizes East Raleigh Neighborhood – Off-Duty Officer Killed – Multiple People Dead – *Suspect in Custody*

Update: The suspect was taken into custody alive Thursday evening, according to WRAL.

“The Raleigh Police Department is currently on the scene of an active shooting in the area of the Neuse River Greenway near Osprey Cove Drive and Bay Harbor Drive.”

“Residents in that area are advised to remain in their homes.” Raleigh Police Department said at 5:55 pm ET.

Update: It has now been confirmed that a man dressed in camo was shooting at people on a wooded trail.

“I heard two gunshots and they were really loud so I knew something was close by and then I heard three other gunshots,” said Robert, a witness who spoke with WRAL. “I saw him basically pass my house in the backyard. He had a long barrel shotgun. He was dressed in camo. He had a full backpack on that was also camouflage.”

Update: 1 off duty cop has been killed and four others are injured.

“A high-level city official has confirmed with WRAL News that an off-duty officer was killed. Wake Med confirms they have received four patients at their trauma center related to the shooting. There’s no word on their conditions.” – WRAL reported.

Sources told WRAL that “multiple people are dead from the shooting.”

WRAL reported:

An active shooting situation in an east Raleigh neighborhood on Thursday afternoon drew a large police response.

Multiple police vehicles and an ambulance were parked along Osprey Cove Drive, a residential area around 5:30.

Police officers were seen walking around the Hedingham neighborhood, behind homes.

Police are asking those in the area to remain in their homes and call 911 if they see anything or anyone suspicious.

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