Friday, March 31, 2023

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Graham, NC 27253
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Teenager in Burlington dies Mon. night from gunshot

Police in Burlington are trying to determine what happened along Graham Street on Monday to leave a teenager with a gunshot wound that ultimately proved to be fatal.

This firearm-related tragedy reportedly occurred along the 1000 block of Graham Street in Burlington at about 8:30 p.m. Monday night.

According to the city’s police department, the 17-year-old male victim in this case was rushed to an area hospital for treatment but nevertheless died later that evening.

Police urge anyone with information relevant to this investigation to contact the department at 336-229-3500 or call Crime Stoppers at 336-229-7100 to leave an anonymous tip.

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