Police investigating double shooting in Lenoir

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Lenoir County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting Tuesday morning that left one woman dead.

Officers responded to a call in reference to shots fired in the 1600 block of Wheeler Hollow Place around 8:30 a.m.

Officers say they found 26-year-old Heidi Hamilton dead in a truck parked in the driveway and 33-year-old Edward Price Jr. in the yard a few feet away.

Price was airlifted to Mission Memorial Hospital in Asheville to be treated for gunshot wounds and is in critical condition, according to authorities.

Authorities believe Prince shot Hamilton and then turned the gun on himself.