One person is dead and another hospitalized in critical condition following a shooting Friday morning at 48 Lucky Lane in the Lakeside Community off U.S. 64 Alternate south of Princeville.
Edgecombe County deputies responded to reports of a shooting at the Lucky Lane address at approximately 10:45 a.m. Upon arrival, they discovered two people suffering from gunshot wounds.
Deputies identified 30-year-old Mahogany Champagne Battle as deceased at the scene, while 33-year-old Marcus Christopher Bridgers, who was identified as the suspect in the shooting, was found suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Deputies said no other people were involved in what they described as an isolated incident.
No information about possible charges against Bridgers was released.