FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A woman has been charged with murder after her husband was killed in a shooting in Forsyth County.

Verena Denise Taylor, 46, of Rural Hall, has been charged with murder in the death of Chante Ezequil Taylor, 47, of Winston-Salem. Verena Taylor has also been charged with felony discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling and felony possession of a firearm by a felon.

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office responded to Woodbriar Apartments around 9 a.m. Tuesday after being called about a shooting.


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At the scene, they found Chante Taylor, who had been shot multiple times, in an apartment. He was declared dead at the scene.

This is an ongoing investigation. Deputies believe it was an isolated incident and that there is no ongoing threat to the public.