Man dies after shooting in residence above NC snake exhibit

The scene Saturday afternoon at the Cape Fear Serpentarium, which is a place where snakes and sometimes other reptiles are kept for display or study.

UPDATE: NC snake exhibit owner shot and killed by wife, police say

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) — A man is dead after being shot at a residence above the Cape Fear Serpentarium Saturday afternoon.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW A GALLERY OF SNAKES COMMONLY FOUND IN NC.
CLICK TO VIEW A GALLERY OF SNAKES COMMONLY FOUND IN NC.

According to Cathryn Lindsay, a spokesperson with the Wilmington Police Department, the man was shot in a domestic incident.

Lindsay says a suspect has not been caught yet but that there is no danger to the public.

UPDATE: NC snake exhibit owner shot and killed by wife, police say

Lindsay also asks that the public avoid the area around the Serpentarium at this time.

WECT is working to get more details and has a crew on the way to the scene.

Check this story later for updates.

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