RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A woman who was shot early Saturday in Raleigh has died from her injuries and two women are now charged with murder, police say.
The Raleigh Police Department responded to a report of a shooting around 12:22 a.m. Saturday in the 1300 block of Sawyer Road near McMakin Street.
Officers found a woman — identified early Sunday morning as 19-year-old Taliyah Watson — suffering from serious injuries. She was taken to the hospital where she later died, police say.
According to the Raleigh Police Department, 21-year-old A’shante Freeman has been charged with murder in relation to the homicide of Watson.
Sunday night, police announced another woman, Jordan Sanders, 23, was also charged with murder in the case.
Wake County Detention Center inmate records show Freeman is currently being held there on no bond and is awaiting her first court appearance.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to call Raleigh Crime Stoppers at (919) 996-1193 or submit anonymous tips online at www.p3tips.com/89.