Police: 54-year-old woman died in shooting near Charlotte


PINEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the shooting death of a 54-year-old Pineville woman whose body was found in a home south of Charlotte.

Police found Lorene Potter Simpson’s body late Monday evening after responding to an emergency call about a shooting in the home.

Police say a man whom they have not identified was found at the scene suffering from self-inflicted injuries. They say he is a suspect and has been hospitalized in Charlotte in stable condition.

Officials say charges are pending against the man and no other people are being sought.

Officials say Simpson knew the man, but did not describe their relationship.

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