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Man Shot Thursday, Murder Investigation Underway

Man Shot Thursday, Murder Investigation Underway

A fatal shooting is under investigation. On Thursday (April 29) at approximately 6 p.m., the Statesville Police Department responded to a report of an individual being shot at 1221 Fourth Street. Officers found 21-year-old Naseem Wilkes behind an abandoned residence. Mr. Wilkes was fatally shot. This homicide is being actively investigated by the Statesville Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division. No additional information was available.