Harnett Central High School senior fatally shot while sleeping in her home, sheriff’s office says

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ERWIN, N.C. (WNCN) – An 18-year-old was fatally shot while she was sleeping in her Erwin home early Monday, the sheriff’s office said.

Deputies were called to a home Bunnlevel-Erwin Road just after midnight in response to a shooting.

Upon arrival, deputies learned Iyania Rhone was asleep when someone fired several rounds into the home from a car, authorities said.

She was struck in the pelvic area and was transported to Cape Fear Valley hospital where she later died, the sheriff’s office said.

Rhone was a senior at Harnett Central High School.

If anyone has any information about this case, they are urged to contact the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division at 910-893-0140 or use the anonymous tip line at 910-893-0300.

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