TARBORO, NC (WNCN) — The Innocent Woman Who Was killed in a drive-by shooting As of Wednesday morning, she was four months pregnant, the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.
The officials announced this in a press release The sheriff’s office communications center received a “shots fired” call around 5:30 a.m. on the 200 block of Ellis Road near Tarboro. Deputies responding to the scene found Jewelry Redmond, 30, dead in a home when they got there.
Redmond was at her home when her apartment was shot at from the street. At least one shot hit her, killing her, investigators said.
Nobody else was hurt.
On Thursday, the sheriff’s office said an autopsy showed Redmond was four months pregnant.
MPs said they do not currently have an accurate description of the suspect’s vehicle. CBS 17 also tried to speak to neighbors, who said this wasn’t the first time a fatal shooting had taken place at that home. For security reasons, they declined an interview in front of the camera.
Sheriff Cleveland Atkinson Jr. is urging anyone who knows to speak up.
“We cannot solve all cases on our own and need the help of the public. If you were on Ellis Rd or 64 Alternate in the Tarboro area this morning and saw anything suspicious, perhaps a car pulling away, please contact the sheriff’s office,” Lt. Tinder versus CBS17.
Anyone with information should call the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office at (252) 641-7944 or Lt. Call Tinder at (252) 641-7934.
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