‘Armed and dangerous’ man, woman wanted for murder after shooting inside Hickory business

‘Armed and dangerous’ man, woman wanted for murder after shooting inside Hickory business
Eric Parker and Tangela Parker (Source: Hickory Police Department)

HICKORY, N.C. (WBTV) - Two people considered to be “armed and dangerous” are wanted after a woman died following a shooting inside a Hickory business Wednesday afternoon.

Police say 51-year-old Phelifia Marlow was found shot inside TCS Designs, on 9th Avenue NE. She was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Wake Forest where she died.

The shooting happened around 2:30 p.m. after two employees got into an argument, according to Hickory police.

Hickory police are searching for suspects -- Tangela L. Parker and Eric C. Parker, both from Alexander County. Tangela and Eric Parker were last seen leaving the business in a beige 2019 Honda CRV with North Carolina tag FAM5669.

Police say they should be considered armed and dangerous.

Tangela L. Parker is wanted for first-degree murder for the death of Marlow. Eric Parker is wanted to accessory after the fact to first-degree murder.

Anyone with information reference the location of Tangela Parker or Eric Parker is asked to contact Hickory Police Department at 828-328-5551.

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