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Goldsboro woman threatens to kill herself, shoots husband

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GOLDSBORO, N.C. -

A Goldsboro woman has been for allegedly shooting her husband and threatening to kill herself.

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office was notified by Emergency Room personnel at Wayne Memorial Hospital that they were treating someone for a gunshot wound. he shooting victim, Thomas Jefferson Dawson, of Goldsboro, had a gunshot wound to his left hip area.

According to Mr. Dawson, he and his wife, Classie Best Dawson were having a conversation at his residence.  Ms. Dawson told Mr. Dawson she was going to kill herself.  Ms. Dawson pulled a revolver from her handbag and shot Mr. Dawson.  Ms. Dawson left and Mr. Dawson drove himself to Wayne Memorial Hospital Emergency Room.   

Deputies transported Ms. Dawson to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office where she was subsequently arrested.  There was no bond set because this incident involved domestic violence. 

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