EDENTON — The Chowan County Sheriff's Office and N.C. State Bureau of Investigation are investigating the shooting death of a Chowan woman Tuesday night.
The sheriff's office said in a press release that it received emergency calls of a shooting incident shortly before midnight on N.C. Highway 32, just north of Greenhall Road.
The release identified Lakita Morring, of Edenton, as the victim of the shooting and said she died as a result of her injuries.
The press release didn't contain further details, only that Morring's shooting is being investigated by both the sheriff's office and SBI.
The Sheriff's Office is asking anyone with information about Morring's shooting to call either the department at 252-482-8484, the department's anonymous tip line at 252-482-5100, or the SBI at 919-662-4500.