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Gunman wounds four in N.C.

GREENVILLE, N.C. — A man armed with a shotgun shot one person outside a North Carolina law firm Friday, darted across a busy street and wounded three others outside a Walmart before officers subdued him, police said.

Officers confronted the man outside the store and caught up with him behind a nearby Toys ‘‘R’’ Us. He fired at them and they shot multiple rounds back, hitting the gunman, said Greenville Police Chief Hassan Aden. The suspect was expected to survive along with the four he’s accused of shooting, Aden said.

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Greg Siegel, a project manager at an Internet service provider near the shopping center, told the Greenville Daily Reflector he saw from his office the gunman fleeing police. He said the man was dressed all in black and shot at police while he ran. ‘‘When the officers returned fire, I saw him get hit at least three times,’’ Siegel said. ‘‘At least two hit him in the left leg. I couldn’t tell where else he was hit, maybe it was in the left shoulder, but it spun him around and knocked him down.’’

The gunman’s first target was seated in his car outside the Kellum Law Firm on the city’s south side, Aden said at a news conference. The suspect crossed five lanes of traffic after the Kellum shooting and injured the three others before he was caught, Aden said.

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