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CARTHAGE–A Carthage man was shot and killed Thursday afternoon and a suspect is being sought. According to police reports, the shooting happened around 4 Pm at the victims home.  He suffered at least two gunshot wounds to the abdomen area.  Emergency personnel were able to stop the bleeding briefly and called for air care.  A landing zone was set up at the fair grounds.  The victim died at Moore Regional Hospital.  Authorities are seeking a black male believed to be driving a black expedition.  Anyone with information is urged to contact the Moore County Sheriff’s Department or Carthage police.

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