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Family says father of 3 killed in Nash County shooting

Posted August 13, 2020 10:44 p.m. EDT
Updated August 23, 2020 11:06 a.m. EDT

— A young father died Thursday in a fatal shooting in Whitakers in Nash County.

Family members said the victim was named Jerome Lynch and that he had three kids, including a newborn. He was in his thirties, they said.

Jerome Lynch, killed in Whitakers shooting

Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone said the shooting occurred near U.S. Highway 301 around 8:30 p.m.

Nash County deputies on scene of shooting

Stone said no one was in custody.

Nash County deputies are continuing to investigate.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Nash County Sheriff’s Office.

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