- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - A woman has been killed and a man injured in a shooting that police in North Carolina say was a domestic attack.

Local media report the shooting happened in New Hanover County near Wilmington around 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Sheriff’s Lt. Jerry Brewer said a 34-year-old woman was found dead inside the home. A 48-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to the face.

The man was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington and was in critical condition.

Their names have not been released.

Brewer said the woman’s 3-year-old son was found in the backyard and was not hurt. He’s been turned over to a grandmother.

Sheriff Ed McMahon said investigators are not looking for anyone who might be dangerous.


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