Man shot in encounter with officers on patrol in N. Carolina

KINSTON, N.C. (AP) - Police in North Carolina say a man was shot in an encounter with officers on patrol.
News outlets report that a release from Kinston police says officers were conducting directed patrols at the request of a community and encountered 44-year-old Anthony Hicks on Saturday, around 9:30 p.m. Police say gunshots were fired and Hicks was struck.
Hicks was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. No officers were injured.
It's unclear who fired. The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is investigating.
Further details weren't immediately released.

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