Woman charged, accused in fatal shooting of man in Rowan County

Updated: Sep. 9, 2020 at 6:55 PM EDT
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LANDIS, N.C. (WBTV) - The Landis Police Department has arrested a woman who is accused in the fatal shooting of a man in Landis in August 2019.

Law enforcement officials have arrested 60-year-old Elizabeth Raye Freeman in the murder of 51-year-old Timothy Austin Hall that happened on Aug. 16, 2019.

On August 16, 2019, officers responded to a reported shooting at a home on Town Street in Landis. Upon arrival, officers found Hall dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Freeman was charged with one count of murder for her involvement in the shooting death of Hall. Freeman is currently being held in the Rowan County Detention. Her bond will be set by the court and is to be determined.

The investigation is ongoing and no additional information can be released at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Landis Police Department at (704) 857-2129, or Salisbury-Rowan Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245.

Tips may be submitted online: http://tips.salisburyrowancrimestoppers.org/

The Landis Police Department would like to thank the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department for their assistance with the arrest of Freeman.

The Landis Police Department would also like to thank the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles License & Theft Bureau, the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office, the Kannapolis Police Department, and the China Grove Police Department, and for their assistance with this investigation over the past year.

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