ROCKY MOUNT, Va. – UPDATE, 11:30 A.M. THURSDAY
A 33-year-old woman shot in Rocky Mount Wednesday night has died, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities say the incident happened in the parking lot of a convenience store in Rocky Mount. When officers arrived, they found Lauren Monday dead inside of a car from an apparent gunshot wound.
According to the sheriff’s office, Monday’s body has been sent to the medical examiner’s office. This is an ongoing investigation.
There is no threat to the community after a shooting in Rocky Mount on Wednesday night, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.
The Sheriff’s Office responded to the 619 Minute Market located on U.S. 220 (Virgil H. Goode Highway), right across from the Dollar General.
One person was shot, but the Sheriff’s Office did not release information on the person’s condition.
The shooting wasn’t related to a peaceful protest that took place nearby earlier on Wednesday, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
An investigation is underway but the Sheriff’s Office said the shooting is an isolated incident.