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One person hospitalized after Black Friday shooting inside Walmart in Lumberton

One person was shot Friday inside the store at 5070 Fayetteville Road. It's expected to reopen Saturday morning.

LUMBERTON, N.C. — One person was hospitalized Friday after getting shot inside the Walmart Supercenter, according to Lumberton police.

Lumberton police officers responded around 11:26 a.m. Friday at the store located at 5070 Fayetteville Road. Police said surveillance footage shows the shooter leaving the store as it was evacuated.

Minutes later, police received word that a person arrived at UNC Health Southeastern with a gunshot wound, which is not considered life-threatening. Authorities are not releasing the victim's name.

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Police believe the shooting happened between two people who know each other.

Authorities are working to find the shooter. Police are not releasing the name of the shooter or information about the person's identity.

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