Man dies after Wake Forest shooting

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Thursday, August 18, 2016
Person injured in Wake Forest shooting
North Allen Drive in Wake Forest

WAKE FOREST (WTVD) -- Authorities in Wake Forest are searching for a suspect in connection with a fatal shooting along North Allen Drive early Thursday morning.

Around 1:30 a.m., police officers were called to the 300 block of North Allen Drive, near E. Nelson Avenue, and found 26-year-old Sebastian Unique Smith who had been shot near the Hope House.

Smith was taken to the hospital, where he later died. Although he was found near Hope House. Hope House is a ministry serving children and families in need in the area.

The investigation remains ongoing. Authorities are currently looking for the gunman, but said they don't have a description of the suspect at this time. They are asking anyone who may have been in the area to call the Wake Forest Police Department Tip Line at (919) 435-9610. All calls are confidential.

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