17-year-old shot, killed in Alexander County

- Alexander County officials say a 17-year-old was shot and killed early Monday morning. 

Around 12:55 AM, Alexander County Communications received a call of a shooting at a residence located on Will Wilson Lane in Taylorsville.

Alexander County Sheriff’s deputies, Taylorsville Police officers, Alexander County EMS, and Taylorsville firefighters all responded to the scene where the teen was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Sheriff's deputies processed the scene, notified the Medical Examiner, and an autopsy was scheduled for Wednesday, June 13.

There was at least one other teen and a woman at the scene at the time of the shooting, according to officials. 

The Sheriff’s Office says once the autopsy is complete, they will confer with the District Attorney’s Office about the incident.

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