Police respond to two shots fired calls the same day in Elizabeth City

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WITN) – Police say a shots fired call lead to the discovery of a man suffering from a gunshot wound in Elizabeth City.

They say it happened on Saturday night at approximately 10:47 pm in the area of Tatem Lane.

Authorities say they arrived in the area and were directed to a 30-year-old male patient at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers say they later determined the incident occurred in the area of Cahoon Street and Butlers Lane where several shell casings recovered.

Police also responded to a shots fired call around 2:30pm at the 1800 Block of Weeksville Road and located a 38-year-old man with a gunshot wound.

This is an active ongoing investigation, and the Police Department urges anyone with additional information about this incident to contact the Elizabeth City Police Department at (252) 335-4321 or the Crime Line at (252) 335-5555. All information received will remain anonymous and strictly confidential.

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