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Five dead in Raleigh, North Carolina shooting

A gunman opened fire in a Raleigh, N.C., neighborhood, killing at least five people and injuring several, according to witnesses and local officials.

The incident began just after 5 p.m. on Thursday when police called for an “aggressive shooter” in the Neuse River Greenway area east of Raleigh, about 130 miles (210 kilometers) northeast of Charlotte.

Witnesses reported seeing a white man, presumably a teenager, dressed in camouflage and armed with a long-barreled shotgun. was fired at the location of

Aerial footage showed a car riddled with bullets in one of the scenes.

Mayor Mary Ann Baldwin confirmed at a Thursday night briefing that at least five people were killed in the shooting, including an off-duty police officer. was taken to the hospital.

The unidentified suspect was taken into custody around 9:40 p.m. after hours of confrontation. There was no word on his condition. The motive for the shooting is still unknown. Five dead in Raleigh, North Carolina shooting

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