Dispute over dog leads to fatal shooting in North Carolina

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TIMBERLAKE, N.C. — The Person County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting in the Timberlake area.

It happened Wednesday afternoon on Flatwoods Road near Antioch Church Road.

Deputies said the shooting apparently stemmed from a dispute over a dog. A dead dog was found at the scene.

The dead person has not been identified. The alleged shooter is in custody.

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