Three People Found Dead Following SWAT Situation In Huntersville

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — Three people are dead after a shooting at a Huntersville home Friday morning, according to the Huntersville Police Department.

The incident took place at a home on Es Draper Drive in Huntersville which is near David B. Waymer Aeromodeler Flying Field.

SWAT was called to the scene just before 5:30am on March 13th in reference to a shooting.  After the SWAT team entered the home, they found 44-year-old Joseph Cooper, 41-year-old Julie
Cooper and 24-year-old Joseph Cooper Jr. dead, according to a news release.

Police say there is no longer an active threat to the community and they are not actively searching for a suspect.  The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still under investigation, according to Huntersville Police.

This is an ongoing investigation. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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