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1 person killed, child injured in Rowan County shooting

One person was shot and killed in Rowan County on Thursday morning, according to a source close to the investigation. A child was also shot.

According to sources, police in Salisbury received a call after 1 a.m. about a possible shooting. They found a wrecked car near Novant Health Rowan Medical Center on Annandale Avenue.

Sources say a man was found who had been shot and died from his injuries. A child inside the car was also shot and taken to the hospital. The child's condition is not known.

Sources believe another child may have been in the vehicle at the time of the shooting. The shooting reportedly happened in East Spencer on South Long Street at West Cauble Pl, near a four-unit apartment complex.

Police and the SBI are investigating and have surrounded the area with crime scene tape. A blue Ford Expedition is in the parking lot with at least five bullet holes. Shattered glass can also be seen on the ground.

No names have been released.

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