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Woman Dies in Shooting
Friday, 11 July 2014

July 11--  A woman who allegedly was shot in Lyons died in Reidsville this afternoon, however, police are still trying to determine what happened.

According to Lyons Police Chief Wesley Walker, a woman driver said she and a friend were driving through Lyons on U.S. Highway 280 East near Gordon Street when two shots were fired from some guys standing on the street.

The woman told police one of the bullets hit her friend in the head.  The woman said she then drove to Reidsville where she call 911.  The Tattnall County Sheriff's office responded and found the woman passenger deceased.

Chief Walker says Lyons Police officers are trying to confirm the woman's story and are beng assisted by the GBI and the Tattnall County Sheriff's office.

The names of the two women have not been released.

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