LITTLETON, N.C. (WNCN) — A man was shot and killed early Sunday morning during a party at a venue in Littleton, police say.

According to Littleton police, shots were fired around 1:45 a.m. Sunday morning at San Lucas Mexican Kitchen located on N. Mosby Avenue. Police say the restaurant has a DJ play music on the weekends, and the incident happened during the event.

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One man was shot and later died of his injuries. One woman was also shot and hospitalized with what police report are non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing, and police say there is no word on a suspect yet. According to police, it “appears to be a targeted incident” and do not currently believe there is a threat to the public.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Littleton Police Department at (252) 586-3413. Anonymous tips can also be left with Halifax County Crime Stoppers at (252) 583-4444 or online at