KNIGHTDALE, N.C. (WNCN) — The Knightdale Police Department is investigating after a woman was shot to death in front of a home on Wednesday night.

Knightdale Police Chief Lawrence Capps said his officers responded to the 600 block of Twain Town Drive shortly before 8 p.m. in reference to a report of shots fired.

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When police arrived on scene, they found a 40-year-old on her front porch with a gunshot wound, according to Knightdale police. Chief Capps said first responders attempted life-saving measures, but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators have identified the victim but are not releasing her identity until all family members are notified, police said.



Chief Capps said no arrests have been made in connection to the shooting. There’s no active threat to the public, and this is considered an isolated incident, according to Knightdale police.

Police urge people to stay away from the area while detectives investigate the scene.

Area residents with video surveillance, or anyone with relevant information, are urged to contact Knightdale Police Department at 919-217-2281.