WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – A Hampstead man is in custody after police said he shot and killed his own mother, sister, and son in Wilmington Saturday.
Police say officers responded to the shooting shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of the Landfall Center shopping complex in Wilmington.
Wilbert Lamont Robinson, 40, is charged with three counts of first-degree murder and firing into an occupied vehicle.
The shooting killed his mother, Diretta Robinson, his sister, Trina Robinson, and his 13-year-old son, according to police.
Police say Wilbert also shot himself and was taken to the hospital for treatment.
“This is a very unfortunate, tragic incident, and our hearts and thoughts go out to the families that are impacted by this and any friends and loved ones,” Williams said.
Police say the case has been handed over to the district attorney’s office.
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