North Carolina Mom Shot and Killed in Her Bedroom
North Carolina State News
Southern North Carolina police are investigating a fatal gunshot and attack that resulted in the death of a woman.
Sunday about 4:45 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Rozier Homes public housing project off South Seneca Street in reference to a woman who had been attacked.
When they arrived, they encountered a 25-year-old woman standing outside. She reported to authorities that a man pushed her into her residence and attacked her.
According to investigators, the man then entered a bedroom where the woman's mother, Barbara Baxley, 45, was also attacked. According to investigators, Baxley was then fatally shot.
Witnesses at the crime scene identified a person of interest whom the police are currently pursuing.
Anyone with information is asked to call 910-671-3500 and speak with Detective Blake Harrell.
The investigation is underway, and officials said fresh information will be released later.