Weekend shooting becomes Statesville’s first 2018 homicide

  

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The Statesville Police Department is investigating its first homicide of 2018.

Investigators say the victim in Saturday’s Hickory Avenue shooting died as a result of his injuries later that day. This individual has been identified as 30 year-old Freeman Jacobi Wells of Statesville.

The shooting occurred on Hickory Avenue which is between Wilson Lee Boulevard and 5th Street. Police are not releasing any further information. The investigation continues.

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