Woman’s charges upgraded to first-degree murder after victim dies in Cherryville shooting

Woman’s charges upgraded to first-degree murder after victim dies in Cherryville shooting
The woman is accused of shooting a man in the head in Monday night. The shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. at an apartment on Heather Lane. (Source: Storyblocks)

CHERRYVILLE, N.C. (WBTV) - A woman’s charges have been upgraded to first-degree murder after the victim of a shooting died from their injuries in Cherryville.

The woman is accused of shooting a man in the head in Monday night. The shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. at an apartment on Heather Lane.

Police say a man, identified as Rhonschocki Flack, Jr. was found with a gunshot wound to the head. Flack was taken to Caromont Regional and later to Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center.

On May 4, Flack died from his injuries.

Cherryville police say 22-year-old Kendra Adaire Odums was arrested in the shooting and initially charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill.

Her charges were since upgraded to first-degree murder. Odums is currently in custody of the Gaston County Detention Center with no bond.

The case remains under investigation.

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