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SANFORD–The SBI is assisting the Sanford Police department in its investigation of a shooting Sat. night near Fields Drive and Washington Avenue. Officers were called in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, officers were accosted by two suspects who opened fire. The officers returned fire and shot two suspects. One was treated at CCH and released to the county jail where he is being held on a 500,000 bail, and the other one was transported to UNC hospitals in Chapel Hill. The officer was treated and released at CCH and is currently on desk duty.

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