16-year-old female found dead after Bertie Co. shooting, deputies investigate homicide

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Posted at 11:31 AM, Oct 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-12 11:31:57-04

BERTIE COUNTY, N.C. - Bertie County Sheriff's is investigating a homicide after a 16-year-old was found dead from a shooting on Friday.

Sheriff Holley says around 1:00 p.m., Bertie County Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to shots being fired in the area of Lake Drive in Lewiston.

Deputies and EMS crews arrived on the scene and found a 16-year-old female dead.

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation with the Homicide Investigation is assisting in the investigation.

If you have any information regarding this homicide, contact the sheriff’s office at 252-794-5330.