20-year-old woman killed, man critical in Wayne County shooting

WAYNE COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a shooting that left a woman dead and man critically injured Tuesday night.

Deputies said it happened just before midnight in the 1100 block of Mount Carmel Church Road when they received a call from a man who said he had been shot along with a woman.

Upon arrival, both victims were found in a car with gunshot wounds.

Lacoria Cox, 20, of Pikeville died at the hospital.

The 23-year-old male victim was taken to Vidant Hospital in Greenville with life-threatening-injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.
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