Sanford police investigating fatal early morning shooting

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016
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SANFORD (WTVD) -- Authorities in Sanford are investigating an early morning shooting after a teenager was found fatally wounded Tuesday.

Just before 1 a.m., police officers were called to the 1100 block of James Street about shots being fired.

When they arrived, they found 18-year-old Trevon Marquette Johns shot and lying on the ground outside a home.

Johns was taken to Central Carolina Hospital's Emergency Room where he later died from the injury.

The case remains under investigation. No further details have been released at this time.

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