Gunshot Victim Dies After Car Crash in Lumberton

UPDATE: The deceased victim has been identified as Andre Vereen.

Lumberton Police are investigating a homicide after a gunshot victim caused a car accident. Officers responded to the head-on collision around 2 p.m. on Martin Luther King Drive where the driver of a ford focus veered into the other lane. They discovered the driver had been shot in his upper body prior to the crash. He later died at the hospital from those injuries. Authorities are now trying to determine where the shooting took place and report they already have a few leads. The driver of the other vehicle was unharmed.