Man arrested in double Topsail Beach murder

NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, North Carolina -- A man has been arrested after he called 911 to report that he had shot two people to death, deputies say.

According to WWAY, the double shooting happened in a home on 3rd Avenue off NC Hwy 210 around 1:15 a.m. Monday.

According to a release from town officials, 28-year-old McKinsey Ray Britton was waiting for Onslow County deputies in the doorway of the home.

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When they arrived, he told them he had just shot two people.

During a search of the house, deputies found a man and a woman dead of gunshot wounds.

Britton was arrested and charged with two counts of murder.

The victims' names were withheld while relatives were being notified.