Edgecombe County deputies: One dead, one injured in Friday morning shooting

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Marcus C. Bridgers (Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office photo)

TARBORO, N.C. (WNCT) — A woman was killed and a man was in serious condition after a shooting Friday morning.

Edgecombe County Sheriff’s deputies said the shooting happened at 48 Lucky Lane in Tarboro. Officials said Mahogany C. Battle, 30, died after being shot by the suspect, Marcus Christopher Bridgers, 33. Deputies said he suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound and was listed in critical condition at a local hospital.

Officials were still investigating and had not released a motive or what charges Bridgers could face.

If you have any details about the shooting, call the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office communications center at (252) 641-7911.

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