Woman shot dead, thrown from vehicle on side of freeway, Lincoln County Sheriff says

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Detectives said a woman was repeatedly shot and thrown from a vehicle on the side of a highway on Friday and they are looking for someone connected to the crime.

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A passerby saw it happening around 7:30 p.m. on Highway 321 near exit 28 and called 911.

An ambulance transported the victim to the hospital.

Officers said they were looking for a person of interest, Randall Lane Shropshire, 53, of Lincolnton, who may be in a white passenger car.

Detectives have closed part of Route 321 while the investigation is underway.

If you know where Shropshire is, contact the Lincoln County Communications Center at 704-735-8202 or Lincolnton/Lincoln County Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909.

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