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Mom dies after she and three teens shot while inside car in Spring Lake: Police


Police in Spring Lake are investigating a homicide after a woman who was shot Monday night died. Three people in the car with her were also injured by gunfire. Police said the shooting happened around 7:45 p.m. in the area of South Sixth Street and NC Highway 210.

According to a news release from Spring Lake Police Department (SLPD), four people in the same vehicle were shot. Police said the victims included three teens and one woman. All four were taken to the hospital.

Tuesday afternoon, Spring Lake police said the woman, identified as 42-year-old Angela Gwyn, died after being shot multiple times.

Three teens are expected to be OK.

"In times like these, it is essential that we come together as a community to support one another and stand united against violence...This incident is a stark reminder that we must work to achieve that goal," Mayor Kia Anthony said.

No other details were released about the shooting or the victims.

Investigators said the shooting is under investigation and there's no threat to the community.

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