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One dead after shooting in Statesville

Police said a crowd of over 50 people were present during the homicide.

STATESVILLE, N.C. — Statesville Police confirm one person is dead after a shooting during a gather overnight Saturday morning.

Officers responded to 1100 block a Fifth Street just after 2:30 a.m. after hearing several shots in the area. When officers arrived to the location they found a woman lying in the street suffering from a gunshot wound.

Stateville officers immediately began CPR until EMS arrived and transported her to a local hospital. Teyhonnah Dye, 20, later died from her injuries, police said. 

Police said a crowd of over 50 people were present at the scene of the homicide.

RELATED: New CDC coronavirus guidelines: Cancel events with 50 or more people

Police did not mention any suspect information. 

The Statesville Police department is asking anyone with information on this homicide contact the police department.

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