A woman died early Monday morning after a gunshot wound to the head Sunday in Garner, police confirmed.
Latasha R. Pierce, 36, of Delta Street died at 6:28 a.m. Monday.
Winston Lewis, 35, the boyfriend of Pierce, has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder.
Neighbor MaryBann Byrd said Pierce "was just like a child to me as long as I'd been knowing her. I loved her."
"It hurts," Byrd said. "It just hurts, really. It was just a loss to me. It really hurt when I heard it."
There is no word yet on funeral arrangements.
Amtrak services are delayed in Morrisville due to a freight trail derailment, authorities said.
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