21-year-old killed in house in Davidson County shooting

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. -- A 21-year-old man died after he was shot in Davidson County, according to the sheriff's office.

Deputies responded to 123 Upton St. in Lexington at 9:30 p.m. Thursday night.

The victim, whose name has not been released, was found dead at the house. The sheriff's office is investigating the case as a homicide.

Officials last reported that they do not know if the victim was a resident or an intruder.

A family member of the person who allegedly shot the 21-year-old said the shooting was self-defense.

Deputies are not looking for a suspect at this time.

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