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Four victims and gunman wounded in shootings near North Carolina Walmart

By David Edwards
Friday, June 21, 2013 14:44 EDT
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A gunman was shot and taken into custody after wounding at least four people in and around a North Carolina Walmart on Friday.

WNCT reported that Greenville Police Chief Hassan Aden announced at around 1:15 p.m. that police had exchanged gunfire with the shooter before taking him into custody.

Earlier in the day, witness had told the station that a man with a rifle and a bulletproof vest had shot an insurance adjuster at Kellum Law Firm. Additional shootings were later reported at a nearby Walmart.

The condition of the shooter and the victims was not immediately known.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
 
 
 
 
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