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Fatal Shooting Under Investigation

Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the shooting death of an eastern Lincoln County woman. The homicide occurred around 3:25 p.m. Monday (January 9) at a residence in the 6300 block of Sherwood Lane, Denver, N.C.

Investigation into the incident is continuing and detectives are seeking a person of interest in the woman’s death. The name of the victim and additional details will be released as the investigation continues. It is the first homicide in Lincoln County in 2023.