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Suspect in custody for Sunday's shooting in Plymouth

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PLYMOUTH, N.C. -

Plymouth police arrested the suspect for Sunday night's apartment complex shooting.

Damien Linson, 28 of Plymouth, is charged with attempted first degree murder for shooting Corey Norman, 38, outside of Olde Town Apartments.

When police responded to the call around 8:30 Sunday, they found Norman in the parking lot.  He had been shot twice in his upper body.

Norman is still recovering at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

Linson is at the Washington County Jail under a $75,000 secured bond.

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Police are looking for the person who shot a man outside Olde Towne Apartments on Highway 64 in Plymouth.

Plymouth Police Chief Steve O'Neal tells 9 On Your Side it happened around 8:30p.m. Sunday.

A neighbor at the apartment complex called police.

When officers got there, they found a 36-yr.-old male lying in the parking lot in front of building #6.  He had been shot twice in his upper body.

EMS transported the shooting victim to Washing County Hospital.  He was then airlifted to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

Police say the man's wife lives in building #6.  She was inside when the shooting happened but she didn't see anything.  The apartment complex manager says the shooting victim is not a resident at Olde Towne Apartments.

Police haven't arrested anyone yet but say they're tracking down leads.

Chief O'Neal tells 9 On Your Side, officers found three shell casings in the parking lot matching a semi-automatic 45 caliber handgun.

Police aren't releasing the victim's name at this time.

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