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Shots fired probed in Locust-Maple

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Elizabeth City police are investigating a report of shots fired in the area of Locust and Maple streets early Saturday morning.

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From staff reports

Monday, March 12, 2018

Elizabeth City police are investigating a report of shots fired in the Locust and Maple streets area over the weekend.

Officers received a call about reported gunfire in the neighborhood at 1:41 a.m. Saturday, police spokesman Lamont Butts said. When officers arrived, they observed a number of people running from the area, he said. 

Butts said officers found no one with any injuries but they did find six shell casings.

According to police radio traffic, witnesses heard up to seven gunshots in the area. They also reported hearing arguing before the gunfire and someone screaming afterward. 

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to phone police at 335-4321 or Crime Line at 335-5555.

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