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Deputies ID 9-year-old girl killed & mother wounded

Makiia Slade, of Edenton. was shot and killed Friday night in Chowan County.
Makiia Slade, of Edenton. was shot and killed Friday night in Chowan County.(Chowan Co. Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jul. 25, 2020 at 9:19 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 27, 2020 at 12:34 PM EDT
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EDENTON, N.C. (WITN) - Deputies have identified a 9-year-old girl who was shot and killed while her mother was wounded in a shooting in Chowan County Friday night.

Killed as Makiia Slade, of Edenton. Shatory Slade, the girl’s mother, was wounded in the shooting that happened shortly before 10:30 p.m.

The two were in a vehicle near the intersection of U.S. 17 and West Queen Street.

Deputies say a vehicle of interest in the shooting was found and that the driver is cooperating with investigators.

If you have information on this shooting, you should call the Chowan County Sheriff’s Office at (252) 482-8484 or the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations at (919) 662-4500.

JULY 25TH STORY

Deputies are looking for a vehicle of interest in a shooting that left a 9-year old girl dead on Friday night.

The Chowan County Sheriff’s Office says they were called about a shooting in the area of the Lynnhaven Trailer Parker shortly before 10:30 p.m. on Friday night.

According to deputies, the shooting happened in the south bound lanes near the intersection of U.S. 17 and West Queen Street.

There were two victims shot inside of a vehicle.

According to deputies, one of the victims was a 9-year-old girl. She later died from her injuries.

The other victim was a woman who was taken to Vidant Medical Center for her injuries.

Through witness statements, deputies say they do have a vehicle of interest and ask that anyone who may have been in the area or have any information contact the Chowan County Sheriff’s Office at (252)-482-8484 or the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation at (919) 662-4500.

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