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Shooter remains at large

POSTED January 23, 2014 4:36 p.m.

The investigation into a shooting near an elementary school that left a man wounded Tuesday afternoon has produced few leads as the victim in the case has been uncooperative with investigators.

The shooting was reported at 4:13 p.m. Tuesday by several people calling 911 and reporting shots had been fired in the area of Spruce Street and South Avenue. The incident was near Wakefield Elementary School, which prompted a brief lockdown of the campus as a precaution.

The victim was with two other individuals who were arguing with at least one person in a vehicle. Someone inside the vehicle pulled out a gun, striking the one man and sending the other two running.

The victim ran to a nearby home, where he was found by emergency personnel. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries, according to the police department.

The suspect fled the scene in a late 90s or early 2000s Honda, according to the police department. A suspect description is not available, because the victim has not been cooperating with investigators.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Detective Brandon Bertram at 664-7323. Callers can also leave an anonymous tip at Crime Stoppers at 521-4636 and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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