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Wilson police investigate shots-fired calls

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Police are investigating two incidents where residents reported hearing shots fired.

On Tuesday, police were dispatched to the 900 block of Broad Street shortly before 7:30 a.m. regarding vandalism, officials said. When officers arrived, they spoke to a homeowner who said the home’s front door was damaged from a bullet during the night, police said. The reporting person did not hear any shooting or have any suspect information, according to officials.

More than 12 hours later, police were dispatched to the 1400 block of Grove Street regarding a shots-fired call. Police spoke with a man who told police he heard two gunshots.

Police said the man wasn’t able to provide any suspect information.

Police ask anyone with information to call the Wilson Police Department at 252-399-2323 or provide anonymous tips by calling Crime Stoppers at 252-243-2255.

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