Man dies from injuries after shooting Monday on Walker Avenue in Elizabeth City

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ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) — Police in Elizabeth City say a man has died from injuries he sustained in a shooting Monday afternoon.

The man has been identified as 26-year-old Kashon Saunders, of Elizabeth City.

Officers arrived in the 1400 block of Walker Avenue shortly after the initial call at 2:06 p.m. Monday and found Saunders suffering from a gunshot wound.

Police said Saunders was found lying on the ground with a gunshot wound at Woodstock Apartments.

Police said Saunders lived in the 800 block of Walker Avenue.

Medical assistance was given to Saunders on site. He was then taken to Sentara Albemarle Medical Center for treatment. He later died at the hospital.

The Elizabeth City Police Department asks anyone with any information to contact the Elizabeth City Police Department at (252) 335-4321 or the Crime Line at (252) 335-5555.

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