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The Statesville Police Department is investigating after a man died from a gunshot wound Friday.

Marcus Moore, 24, died after being transported to a local hospital. A second victim reported to a local hospital separately, also needing care, a news release stated.

The Statesville Police Department responded to a report of a person shot in the 400 block of Deaton Street shortly after 5 Friday afternoon, according to the Statesville Police Department.

Moore was found behind a residence suffering from a gunshot wound and was taken to a hospital, where he died, the release stated.

Statesville Police Department investigators have obtained information and are actively investigating this incident, the release stated.

Due to the ongoing investigation, the second victim's name is not being released.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Statesville Police Department at 704-878-3535.

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