The Statesville Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred early Friday morning on Fifth Street.

Officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Fifth Street at 7:20 a.m. in reference to a 911 hang-up call, according to an SPD news release.

Responding officers were directed to a residence at 1005 Fifth Street, where the victim was located inside, police said.

The victim suffered gunshot wounds and was transported to a local hospital for serious injuries, according to the news release.

If anyone has any information regarding this shooting, please contact Investigator Fredrick King at 704-775-9138 or

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