1 dead, 1 hurt following shooting in Elizabeth City

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ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) – The Elizabeth City Police Department is investigating a fatal double shooting that happened Friday night.

Police say officers responded to the 100 block of Celeste Street at approximately 7:40 Friday night.

One victim, 19-year-old Tyshaun Lavern Henry, was taken to Sentara Albemarle Medical Center where he died from his injuries. The second victim, 18-year-old McKenzie Farr, was also taken to the hospital where is in critical but stable condition.

According to police, the victims were shot by an unknown suspect(s).

The investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call the Elizabeth City Police Department at (252) 335-4321 or the Elizabeth City Crime Line at (252) 335-5555. All information received will remain anonymous and strictly confidential.

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