Raleigh police: 2 shootings appear to be related, happened in same location

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Saturday, August 19, 2023
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RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- The Raleigh Police Department (RPD) has issued a correction on its investigation into two Saturday morning shootings. RPD now says the shootings are related and both happened on Calvary Drive.

According to police, there was no shooting on Atlantic Ave as previously reported..

RPD says officers responded to the shootings around 5:45 a.m. in the 3100 block of Calvary Drive.

Responding officers found a man with a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital and his injury is considered to be serious.

The police department says in an updated news release that the shooting involving a second man also happened in the 3100 block of Calvary Drive.

He was taken to the hospital. His injury is not considered to be life-threatening.

Officers and detectives trying to determine the circumstances surrounding the shootings.

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Anyone with information about either shooting or both is asked to visit Crimestoppers at www.p3tips.com/89 for anonymous reporting options or call 919-996-1193.

The shootings come a day after community and faith leaders walked and prayed for an end to gun violence.

They walked down North Raleigh Boulevard Friday night and went door-to-door to try and stop the violence in the capital city as the new school year approaches.

WATCH | Advocates walk and pray for end to gun violence

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