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Police say woman killed in officer-involved shooting had handgun

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A woman is dead after police responded to a domestic dispute on Tabor Lane in Wilmington overnight.

Around 1:17 a.m. police were dispatched to the 700 block of Tabor Lane for a domestic dispute between a man and a woman. When officers arrived they approached Grace Louise Dink, 21, who was sitting in the driver’s seat of a silver vehicle. Police say she had a hand-gun. Moments later shots were fired.

Dink was pronounced dead at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The name of the victim is being withheld until the next of kin have been notified.

Two officers involved were not injured. They have been placed on paid administrative leave.

The SBI is handling the investigation.


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