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A 24-year-old man is in critical condition at a hospital in Greenville after he was wounded by gunfire in the early morning hours of Monday in Rocky Mount, police said.

Officers about 1:20 a.m. responded to a report of shots fired in the 1500 block of Fountain Street in the Hillsdale area, police spokesman Cpl. Ricky Jackson said in a news release.

Shortly after officers arrived, they were told of a shooting victim arriving at Nash UNC Health Care, Jackson said.

The man was transported to Vidant Medical Center, Jackson said.

Jackson did not provide the man’s name, but said a probe is continuing.

Anyone with any information about this case is asked to phone police at 252-972-1411 or Twin County Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111.

Tips also can be texted to police via Text-A-Tip at 274637 by beginning messages with RMPOL and typing up to 155 characters about the information.