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Caldwell homicide under investigation

Investigators in Caldwell County are piecing together an apparent homicide case Tuesday near Lenoir.

The sheriff’s office says it was called shortly before 10 a.m. in connection with a car crash on Miller Hill Road. First responders found the wrecked car, with a man inside suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to Caldwell Memorial Hospital, where he later died.

Detectives say they determined the shooting took place on Hawksbill Court in Lenoir. No arrests have been announced in the case, and detectives have not released the name of the victim.

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