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Police investigate fatal shooting in Northampton Co.

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GARYSBURG, N.C. -

 Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting that happened in Garysburg on Independence Day.

Garysburg Police Chief Melvin Garner told the Daily Herald of Roanoke Rapids that officers responding to a call about a shooting around 1 a.m. Friday found 30-year-old Lynn Clanton dead.

Garner says he thinks Clanton knew who shot him and the crime was not random. He didn't release any additional information.

Northampton County deputies ate helping Garysburg police detectives investigate the killing.

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