Woman shot, killed in Lincolnton; suspect in custody, police say




  • In US
  • 2022-12-08 18:30:44Z
  • By WSOC
 

Police are investigating after a woman was shot and killed in Lincolnton Wednesday.

Lincolnton police said officers were called around 11 p.m. that day to a home on North Flint Street, where they found the victim, 46-year-old Valeska Keely Ward. She died after she was taken to the hospital, investigators said.

Police have a suspect in the case, Muhammed Ali Camp, in custody. Second-degree murder charges are pending, they said.

Channel 9′s Ken Lemon discovered Ward and Camp were friends.

Nothing further was released.

Anyone with information is asked to call either Detective Jon Propst or Detective Mamadou Diallo at 704-736-8900.

>> Lemon spoke to Ward's friends who are mourning her death. Watch Eyewitness News starting at 5 p.m. for his report.

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