One Killed in Laurinburg Shooting

One person was shot on East Covington Street in Laurinburg yesterday around 10:15 pm. According to Captain Chris Young with the Laurinburg Police Department 49 year old John McCoy died in the incident. Young said that when officers got to the scene they found McCoy with an apparent gunshot wound inside a car in the road, he was transported to Scotland Memorial Hospital for treatment where he succumbed to his injuries. Anyone with information about the incident is being asked to call the Laurinburg Police Department Criminal Investigative Divison.