Shooter takes own life

Published 5:46 pm Tuesday, July 31, 2018

WINTON – Two women were hospitalized after gunshots rang out in Winton over the weekend.

Meanwhile, the man responsible for pulling the trigger took his own life.

Hertford County Sheriff Dexter Hayes said that the shooting took place inside a vehicle parked at Sedgewood Apartments, located off Jordan Street.

Hayes added that the two female victims were the shooter’s girlfriend and his sister. Both victims are expected to recover from their wounds.

There was no other information available at News-Herald presstime on Monday night.

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Cal Bryant, a 40-year veteran of the newspaper industry, serves as the Editor at Roanoke-Chowan Publications, publishers of the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald, Gates County Index, and Front Porch Living magazine.

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