3 Killed, 1 Wounded At Southern Johnston County Home

Multiple law enforcement officers responded to a shooting Monday night on Woods Crossroads Road near Benson. 3 adults were shot to death. A 4th person was seriously wounded. Photo courtesy ABC11

The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office says 4 people were shot, 3 fatally, Monday night at a home outside of Benson.

The shooting was reported at 8:54pm in the 4600 block of Woods Crossroads Road.

Authorities found 3 victims dead at the scene from apparent gunshot wounds. A 4th person was rushed by ambulance to Wake Medical Center with serious injuries. All 4 victims were adults.

Investigators said they were looking for a suspect, Armando Martinez, who left the home driving a red 1996 Chevy S-10 pickup with NC license plate PDF-4913.

Multiple law enforcement officers responded to the scene.

A motive remains under investigation.