Statesville police investigating the shooting of a 20-year-old

Statesville Police are investigating a shooting Wednesday morning.
Statesville Police are investigating a shooting Wednesday morning.(Source: WBTV file photo)
Published: May. 3, 2023 at 12:03 PM EDT
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STATESVILLE, N.C. (WBTV) - A man was injured in a shooting that happened Wednesday morning in Statesville.

According to the Statesville Police Department, a 20-year-old male was shot in the chest.

Officials said while officers were responding to the scene around 10:30 a.m., the victim arrived at a nearby hospital.

After arriving at Iredell Memorial Hospital, he was then transported to Wake Forest Baptist Hospital for treatment.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

It is unclear if Wednesday’s shooting is related to a separate shooting on 5th Street the day before.

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