Deputies respond to shooting at Happy Daze bar

Published 4:00 pm Tuesday, July 2, 2024

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On June 29, at approximately 2:38 a.m. deputies with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Happy Daze bar located at 4203 Hwy 17 South in Chocowinity in reference to a report of shots fired outside of the business.

Upon arrival, deputies located a vehicle that was damaged by gunfire and multiple handgun and rifle shell casings on the ground.

The suspect(s) fled the area prior to the deputies’ arrival.  No injuries were reported.  The investigation is ongoing.

Beaufort County Sheriff Scott Hammonds encourages anyone with information regarding this incident or any other crime to contact the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office at (252) 946-7111.  You can also submit tips anonymously by contacting Beaufort County Crime Stoppers at (252) 974-6400 or submit confidential tips online at  Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.