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Suspect vehicle found on fire in connection to shooting that left 1 injured, another dead

Police say 29-year-old Jasmine Maria Lewis died and a man is still recovering after the shooting Monday night.

HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point police said they found a car matching the description of a suspect car connected to a deadly shooting that left a woman dead and a man injured Monday night.

Police said they found the car on fire inside an abandoned brick structure at 718 West Green Drive. The car was identified as a 2018 Nissan Altima with NC license plate HCH-1211. The vehicle was previously reported stolen from the Great Stops store at 4826 W. Wendover Av., High Point, NC on October 12, police said.

Officers said the car was severely damaged in the fire and that the fire appears to have been intentionally set. The High Point Police Department and the High Point Fire Department are still investigating the cause of the fire. 

The car is also being examined for evidence, no further information will be released until the completion of confirmatory testing according to police.

Police had responded to University Parkway and East Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive just after 6 p.m. on Monday.

Officers found two victims in a car, which they say was shot multiple times.

29-year-old Jasmine Maria Lewis was transported by first responders to the hospital where she died from her injures.

A man, who was also shot, is still recovering from his injuries but is expected to survive.

Investigators identified a suspect vehicle believed to be connected to the shooting which is now believed to be the one that was burned.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the High Point Police Department at 336-883-3224 or Crime Stoppers of High Point at 336-889-4000 or to Download the P3 mobile app for IOS or Android.

Credit: High Point Police Dept.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the High Point Police Department at 336-883-3224 or Crime Stoppers of High Point at 336-889-4000 or to Download the P3 mobile app for IOS or Android.