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Nash County woman killed in drive-by shooting

Posted February 8, 2013
Updated February 11, 2013

— A 41-year-old Middlesex woman died late Thursday after a drive-by shooting on Old Middlesex Road, the Nash County Sheriff's Office said. 

According to investigators, Portia Hinnant was hit by a bullet inside her home about 10 p.m. She died at the scene. Two other people inside the home at the time of the shooting were not injured.

No arrests have been made. 

Anyone with information should call the Nash County Sheriff's Office at 252-459-4121.


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  • peace2u Feb 8, 2013

    How anyone could be against more gun control is beyond me. Again, where did they get the weapons?

  • Sweet summertime Feb 8, 2013

    What another senseless act. Praying for her family and friends.

  • Scubagirl Feb 8, 2013

    RIP Teresa, don't know who Jay is though.

    This is getting to be a daily thing sadly.

  • debnamdavis Feb 8, 2013

    my prayers goes out to the families involved. This has really touched my heart. I hope they catch all those involved. Two wrongs dont make it right. This violence needs to STOP!!

  • straightcrazyjj Feb 8, 2013

    This right here is getting to out of hand another innocent person dead over stupidity i was born and raised in that town and to hear something like this u can't beleive it RIP Teresa Hinnant and RIP JAY