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1 person dead, 4 hurt in standoff shooting near Lexington

LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Davidson County sheriff's deputies say a suspect was killed and four people wounded in a shooting near Lexington. WSJS-AM in Winston-Salem reported deputies were called to the home shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday. A news release from the sheriff's department said deputies heard several gunshots. Sheriff David Grice says one man had escaped with a gunshot wound. The Sheriff's Response Team negotiated with the suspect and a 17-year-old girl and a 30-year-old woman were released, each after being wounded. Before deputies entered the home to rescue a 13-year-old boy, the 60-year-old man tried to leave and was shot by deputies. The boy was also wounded. None of the names have been released. A sheriff's spokesman did not immediately return a phone message Thursday. The State Bureau of Investigation is investigating. --- Information from: WSJS-AM (Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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