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Two shot in Southern Pines

Posted April 5, 2013
Updated April 6, 2013

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— Two people were injured Friday afternoon in a shooting on Richards Street in Southern Pines, police said. 

Officers responded to the Brookside Apartments about 1:30 p.m. and found a man on Coats Street with several gunshot wounds. A second man had been taken to Moore County Regional Hospital by car, police said. He also sustained several gunshot wounds. 

Names and conditions of the victims were not released early Saturday, but police said they believe the men knew each other. 

Two handguns were recovered following the shooting. 

No other information was immediately available.

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  • donnied19522 Apr 5, 2013

    I guess since no one has a job anymore, they just sit around shooting instead.