MONROE, N.C. — A home invasion turned deadly in Monroe on Friday morning, police said.
It happened around 4:30 a.m. at 1603 Tower Ct. Police said two people forcibly entered the home and demanded money.
Lucero Sosa Capote was shot and killed during the break-in, police said. Her five children were in the home at the time; two were treated for minor injuries during the altercation, according to investigators.
The suspects were described as follows:
- Black male and white male
- Both were wearing gray jogging pants
- Black male was wearing a black hoodie
- White male was wearing a green hoodie
- Both were wearing something over their faces
If you know anything about this crime, call Monroe Police at 704-282-4700 or the Union County Crime Stoppers at 704-283-5600. You may be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000.