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Cherokee Shooting Investigation

(WLOS-TV) — The Cherokee Indian Police Department are investigating a reported accidental shooting at a mobile home in 100 block of Washington’s Creek Rd, located in the Jackson County portion of the Cherokee Indian Reservation.

The EBCI Public Safety Communication Center received a 911 call at 11:35AM, from a male reporting someone had been shot on Washington’s Creek Rd.

The Cherokee Indian Police Department was notified. When they arrived on scene; a female had been fatally shot. The suspect was transported to the hospital for a possible over-dose and is in the custody of the Cherokee Indian Police Department.

At this point of the investigation, the names of the victim and the suspect have not been released pending the notification of family members and the on-going investigation into the cause.

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Cherokee Shooting Investigation (Photo courtesy of WLOS-TV)

Cherokee Shooting Investigation (Photo courtesy of WLOS-TV)

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News

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