Investigation underway after Morehead City shooting

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MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WNCT) A shooting investigation is underway after a male was shot and injured in Morehead City Wednesday afternoon.

The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office said that a call came in regards to a reported shooting at a residence located on East Hedrick Drive in Morehead City.

Deputies arrived and said they found one male victim that had been shot at the residence.

The victim was transported to Carteret Health Care and later airlifted to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

CCSO Criminal Investigations Division is currently investigating and there is no threat to public safety.

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