Man Approached By Group, Shot

Lawmen in Halifax County are investigating a shooting that took place in the Weldon area Monday night.

Deputies say the victim was approached by five or six men as he walked down the 1000 block of Washington Ave. around 8:20 p.m. Monday. Several shots were fired, and the victim was hit in the hand.

Lawmen say the victim was taken to Halifax Regional Medical Center and later transferred to another medical facility, though officials did not say which one.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting can call the Halifax County Crime Stoppers at 252-583-4444 or the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office at 252-583-8051.

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