Police searching for gunman after 2 women killed outside Lumberton Family Dollar

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LUMBERTON, N.C. (WNCN) – Police are looking for a gunman after two women were shot and killed in the parking lot of a Family Dollar store Friday afternoon in Lumberton, a news release said.

Officers responded just before 5 p.m. to the store, which is located at 1305 East 5th St. in Lumberton. They believe the suspect, who is a male in a hoodie, shot at multiple vehicles as they backed out of parking spots, the release said.

Lumberton is roughly 35 miles south of Fayetteville.

The victims were identified as 32-year-old Kayla Kyle and 41-year-old Kimberly Hunt.

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is assisting Lumberton police in the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lumberton police at 910-671-3845.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story stated the incorrect store in the headline.

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