NCSBI investigating the shooting death of 21-year-old Ahoskie woman

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AHOSKIE, N.C. (WAVY) — A 21-year-old woman is dead after a shooting in Ahoskie on Saturday. 

Emergency Communications says they received a call at 10:27 a.m. in reference to a woman lying on Lincoln Road. The caller also stated that a blue car was seen speeding away from the scene.

An officer located a vehicle matching that description heading into Ahoskie. He turned around to pursue the car, but says vehicle wrecked on Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital property.

According to the officer, he approached the driver and also found a the victim in the back seat suffering from a gunshot wound. 

EMS was brought out and the victim was taken to Vidant RCH where she later passed away. Officers later identified the victim as Briana Monea Taylor.

No arrests have been made.

Chief Fitzhugh tells 10 On Your Side that Ahoskie investigators are working with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation on the case.

Stay with for updates. 

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