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Shooting in a North Carolina hospital: 1 injured, the suspect fled


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North Carolina authorities are still looking for the suspect in a hospital shooting that left one victim injured.

Police say an ‘active shooter incident’ occurred just after 8 p.m. at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro, North Carolina, on Sunday night when the sniper fatally shot a victim and fled , Wayne County PIO Joel Gillie told Fox News Digital.

One person was injured in a shooting at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro, North Carolina on June 5, 2022. (Google Maps)
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“The Goldsboro Police Department and Wayne County Sheriff’s Office responded to an active fire call at WayneUNC Hospital tonight at 8:17 p.m.,” Gillie said.

“The hospital has been quarantined and one victim was found with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound,” the officer added.

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Police described the shooting as “domestic in nature” and said the lockdown was lifted less than an hour after it was put in place.

The identity of the suspect, who fled the hospital after the shooting, is known to law enforcement, police said.

Gillie said the situation was still under investigation and officers were “actively working to apprehend the suspect”.

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Shooting in a North Carolina hospital: 1 injured, the suspect fled

FILE- The roof of a police patrol car at night, with blue and red lights flashing.
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The shooting victim has been identified as female, WNCN reported.

Fox News’ Paul Best contributed to this report.




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