Elizabeth City Police say male injured after unknown person entered home, shot him

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ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) — Police are investigating after a person was shot inside a residence Sunday night.

Police say the incident happened around 11:40 p.m. Sunday in the 400 block of Debry Street.

The victim, a male, reported that an unknown masked person entered their residence and a struggle ensued.

During the struggle, the male was shot once.

The person who broke into the house then fled the scene.

The victim was then transported to a hospital for treatment of his injuries, which are serious but not life-threatening.

Anyone with information pertaining to this incident should contact the Elizabeth City Police Department at 252-335-4321 or the Crime Line at 252-335-5555.

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