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One injured in shooting near Hoke County elementary school

Posted July 23, 2010 8:58 a.m. EDT
Updated July 23, 2010 9:22 a.m. EDT

— One person was injured in a shooting near an elementary school in southern Hoke County early Friday, according to the sheriff's office.

The victim, whose identity wasn't released, was airlifted for medical treatment. Deputies said that a suspect is in custody.

Investigators have been at the scene off Old Maxton Road near Hawk Eye Elementary School since about 1 a.m., deputies said. Hawk Eye Elementary has a Red Springs address but is in Hoke County.

More details haven't been released.