Police: Suspect sought after two women shot, killed in Lumberton parking lot

Police: Suspect sought after two women shot, killed in Lumberton parking lot
Police are searching for a suspect after two women were fatally shot in Lumberton. (Source: Lumberton PD)

LUMBERTON, N.C. (WMBF) – Gunfire erupted in a Family Dollar parking lot in Lumberton, killing two women, according to police.

Officers were called to a shooting just before 5 p.m. at the Family Dollar Store on East 5th Street.

Investigators discovered that a man wearing a hoodie fired shots into multiple vehicles that were backing out of parking spaces.

Authorities later released surveillance footage showing the suspect, as well as a grey vehicle that is also connected to the case.

On Friday afternoon July 24,2020 at around 4;56 p.m. Officers of the Lumberton Police Department were dispatched to a...

Posted by Lumberton Police Department on Friday, July 24, 2020

Investigators said 32-year-old Kayla Kyle and 41-year-old Kimberly Hunt were dead at the scene.

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations is assisting the Lumberton Police Department in the investigation.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Lumberton Police Department at 910-671-3845.

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