1 dead, 1 taken to hospital in High Point homicide

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(Jasmine Spencer/WGHP)

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- High Point police are investigating a homicide on the 2600 block of Carsten Avenue, police report.

At about 10:13 a.m. Monday, police received a report that someone was shot.

Two victims were found with gunshot wounds.

One died on the scene.

A second person was taken to the hospital conscious and alert.

(Chris Weaver/WGHP)

Police are currently not releasing information regarding motive, suspects or victims.

High Point police ask anyone with information to call Detective Ward at (336) 887-7877 or Crimestoppers at (336) 889-4000.

This homicide marks the 14th person killed in High Point in 2018.

This shooting follows several others this month in High Point, including a fatal shooting at 701 Thissell St. on Aug. 6 and another on the 1400 block of Franklin Avenue on Aug. 9 .

High Point police said after the string of shootings on Aug.9 that the violence appeared to be related to gang activity, but have not yet commented on the more recent incidents.

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