Smithfield police investigate motel shooting

Smithfield–Smithfield Police are investigating a shooting which took place around 5:00 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Comfort Inn, 170 S. Equity Dr.

Capt. R. Sheppard said there’s not much to report because the police report hasn’t been submitted.

“Sometime around 5 a.m., officers responded to the hospital (Johnston Health, Smithfield), in reference to a subject with a gunshot wound,” said Sheppard.  “This case remains open and active. I hope to be able to provide more information when the report is submitted.”

Comfort Inn, Smithfield

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