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Monday Shooting Under Investigation

Monday (March 13) at approximately 12:00 p.m., the Statesville Police received a report of shots fired and a vehicle collision in the 1000 block of North Center Street. Officers arrived at the scene and found a 32-year-old Statesville woman sitting on the side of the roadway. The woman was suffering from a gunshot wound to her arm and torso.

The Statesville Fire Department and Iredell County EMS responded to the scene, and the woman was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center where she was last reported to be in stable condition. The Statesville Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division responded to the scene and began their probe into the incident.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the woman was pulling out of her residence on North Center Street when an unknown suspect located behind her vehicle fired a gun into the vehicle, striking her. As the woman continued out into the roadway, she struck another vehicle traveling north on North Center Street.

Investigators believe this is an isolated incident and were continuing their investigation. Anyone with information about the incident are encouraged to contact the Statesville Police Department at 704-878-3406 or 704-878-3516. All callers may remain anonymous.