GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — A man was arrested after a woman died Tuesday in a Goldsboro shooting, police said.
Police say a witness told them the shooting took place in the 3100 block of Cashwell Drive in Goldsboro, and officers responded to the area.
The city’s police department says officers in Kinston told them at about 5:30 a.m. that the woman had been taken to UNC Lenoir Health Care with a gunshot wound, and was pronounced dead.
Stephanie Lynette Smith, 30, of Goldsboro died, police later said.
Police said they investigated the case and Johnique Nicolie Richards was developed as a suspect.
Around 4:30 p.m. Richards, 23, was taken into custody and charged with murder and attempted robbery, according to a news release Tuesday night.
Richards is being held without bond.