Homicide Investigation In Statesville After Woman Found Lying In Street With Gunshot Wounds

STATESVILLE, N.C. — The Statesville Police Department is investigating an early morning homicide after finding a 20-year-old lying in the street suffering from gunshot wounds.

Officers responded to Fifth Street, nearby Durham Ave., around 2:30 a.m. after hearing several gunshots. According to officers, upon arrival the victim, Teyhonnah Dye, was located and immediately received CPR until EMS arrived.

Dye was transported to the hospital where she died from her injuries.

According to officers, a crowd of over 50 people were present during the shooting.

If you have any information, please contact the Statesville Police Department at 704-878-3406 or Iredell Crime Stoppers at 704-662-1340.