Carteret County deputies investigate Friday drive-by shooting at Newport mobile home park

Carteret County Sheriff’s Office deputies say nobody was injured in a drive-by shooting occurred Friday night at Sea Scape Mobile Home Park in Newport. (CCSO photo)

NEWPORT — Carteret County sheriff’s deputies are investigating an alleged drive-by shooting that occurred Friday night at Sea Scape Mobile Home Park in Newport.

According to a release from the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office, deputies received a report of approximately six to eight rounds fired around 11:30 p.m. Friday, followed by three more rounds fired just before midnight. The mobile home community, formerly known as Eagles Nest Mobile Home Park, is at 446 Nine Road in Newport.

Deputies report no one was injured in the shooting, however, a vehicle and a mobile home in the park were struck.

Detectives are reportedly reviewing surveillance video during the time of the shooting. Suspects in the case are described as two males operating a small passenger car.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Carteret County Crime Stoppers at 252-726-4636 or email

(5) comments

David Collins

Newport again , or is it still ? What is it about MHPs and shootings , sort of like ham and cheese or peanut butter and jelly ?


Newport is the largest area of CC. It stretches from down 24 up Lake Rd and across down to Sea Gate.


" old fashioned courtesy" replaced with gunfire? We're not in Kansas any more toto. ( junkies,and tweekers, and thugs OH MY)


Yep usually in Newport and more times than not in BroadCreek.

David Collins

But then you have celebratory gunfire , look out below !

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