Man shot in head in Elizabeth City, treated for non life-threatening injuries

Elizabeth City

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) — Police in Elizabeth City say a man was shot in the head on Christmas Eve.

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According to police, they received reports around 7:25 p.m. on Dec. 24 of nearly 15-20 gunshots in the area of Roanoke Avenue. They then received a second call about a possible gunshot victim on the nearby Salem Drive.

When officers arrived on the scene, they located a 49-year-old man who had been shot in the head. He was transported to Sentara Albemarle Medical Center where he was treated for non life-threatening injuries and released.

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