Man dies following shooting on Greenfield Dr. in Forest City, homicide investigation underway

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FOREST CITY, N.C. (WSPA) – Emergency crews responded to a shooting Thursday night in Forest City.

According to Forest City Police Department, officers responded at about 7:23 p.m. to a home in the 100 block of Greenfield Drive for a reported gunshot wound.

When officers arrived on scene, they found Denzel Jarcus Wright, 27, of Forest City, had been shot in the left leg.

Wright was taken to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.

Forest City Police Department and crime scene investigators with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation will continue to investigate his death as a homicide.

An autopsy has been scheduled, according to the police department.

Anyone with information about the shooting should contact the police department.

We will update this story as information becomes available.

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