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Johnston Co. man shot by home intruder

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A Johnston County man was shot several times in his home during a home invasion at approximately 11 p.m. Tuesday.

According to officials, Gregory Hinton was in his home on Big Pine Road just outside Clayton when his back door was kicked in by an intruder and subsequently shot. He was transported to WakeMed with serious injuries and had to undergo emergency surgery.

Hinton's girlfriend was in the home at the time, but was unharmed.

Officials have not released any information about a potential suspect.

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