BLADENBORO, NC (WECT) - Officials with the Bladenboro Police Department have confirmed Patricia Lyn Cooper, 38, was killed in a shooting early Monday morning.
Chief Hunt says the shooting happened a 2:30 a.m. at 428 Ash Street at an apartment complex in Bladenboro. The victim was still living when rescue units arrived on scene. Her death was caused by a singular gun shot wound.
According to the victim's ex-boyfriend Johnny Yarbrough, she showed up at his home early Monday morning. He told police they are no longer together. He has been questioned by police in regards to his involvement in the incident.
Police are still investigating the incident.
Stay with WECT as we get more information on this developing story.