Governor announces reward for information on Edenton shooting and murder

Published 7:59 am Tuesday, November 17, 2020

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Governor Roy Cooper has announced that the State of North Carolina is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Makiia Slade, 9, and the critical wounding of her mother, Shatory Hunter Slade, 30.

According to the press release from the governor’s office, on July 24, 2020, Hunter Slade was driving home on Highway 17 near the intersection of West Queen Street in Edenton. At approximately 10:15 p.m., it is believed more than one person shot at her vehicle as she was taking the exit toward home. The bullets entered her car, critically injuring her and killing Makiia Slade.

Those with information about this case should contact the Chowan County Sheriff’s Office at 252-482-8484 or the State Bureau of Investigation at 919-662-4500.

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