- Associated Press - Sunday, May 21, 2017

FOREST CITY, N.C. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the deaths of two people found shot at a home in Forest City.

Police tell local news outlets they were called to a home just after 11 p.m. Friday. There, they found one man dead from a gunshot wound. A woman at the home was taken to a hospital, where she later died from gunshot injuries.

Authorities have identified the victims as 34-year-old Akir Samad Hooper and 37-year-old Stephanie Lynn Walker.

Police say two children fled the home and were not harmed. They’ve been placed with families members.

Authorities haven’t released any other information or announced any arrests.

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