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Child among three killed in Elizabeth City shooting

Published: Dec. 2, 2021 at 11:43 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 3, 2021 at 11:01 AM EST
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ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WITN) -Three people were killed in a Thursday afternoon shooting in Elizabeth City, including a child.

Elizabeth City Police say they responded around 5:00 p.m. to a gunshot call at Perry and Jordan Streets.

When officers arrived they found several people suffering from gunshot wounds.

Police say three people died from their injuries. They’re identified as 18-year-old Jaquan White of Elizabeth City, 39-year-old De’Shay Berry, and 3-year-old Allura Pledger, both from Manteo.

Elizabeth City police say through further investigation, they also identified three more victims: 40-year-old Roderick White, 29-year-old James Harris, and 20-year-old Terry Griffin. All are from Elizabeth City. White and Harris have been released from the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and Griffin is in the hospital but listed in stable condition.

Police say this is still an active investigation and anyone with information should call the Elizabeth City Police Department at (252) 335-4321 or the Crime Line at (252) 335-5555.

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