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2 killed in shootings in North Carolina's capital city

Posted August 2

— Police in North Carolina's capital city are investigating a pair of shootings that killed two people and injured two others.

Raleigh police said in a news release the first shooting was reported around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. Police spokeswoman Laura Hourigan said 21-year-old Taheem Ivory Lassiter died at a Raleigh hospital.

Hourigan said officers were called around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday and found three people who had been shot. Twenty-seven-year-old Juan Romero Reyes died at a Raleigh hospital. The other two were being treated for their injuries. Their names have not been released.

No arrests have been reported in either shooting.

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