A woman was found dead in a car in the parking lot of the Youngsville Police Department Wednesday afternoon, about an hour and a half after a shooting in nearby Wake Forest, police said.
Police have arrested Terrance J’Von Hartsfield, 33, of Wake Forest, and charged him with murder and possession of a firearm by felon.
Around noon on Wednesday, Wake Forest police responded to a call about a shooting at a gas station at 103 N. White St. Upon arrival, police could not locate a gunshot victim, according to a news release, and they began to investigate.
Around 1:30 p.m., Youngsville police told the Wake Forest department that a man had arrived at the department to report that a woman was dead in his vehicle in the parking lot, the release said.
Wake Forest spokesperson Bill Crabtree said Hartsfield was the man who reported the woman’s death.
Thursday, Crabtree identified the woman as Jacqueline Beckwith, 54. She was in a relationship with Hartsfield, he said.
Police have not provided additional details.
The Youngsville Police Department is about 3.5 miles northeast of North White Street.
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This story was originally published September 7, 2022 5:47 PM.
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