Woman shot, seriously injured overnight in Johnston County; no charges filed at this time

Johnston County News

DUNN, N.C. (WNCN) — A woman shot overnight in Johnston County is in serious condition at WakeMed, according to the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies responded to a home in the 800-block of Jada Allen Road around 1:25 a.m. in reference to a shooting and learned that a woman there had been shot by a male acquaintance.

The victim was transported to Betsy Johnson Memorial in a private vehicle and from there was transferred to WakeMed for further treatment, the sheriff’s office said.

According to officials, the man was at the scene when deputies arrived. The man spoke with investigators and was then released, the sheriff’s office said.

Officials declined to say what led up to the shooting. No decision has been made on whether or not charges will be filed.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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