Two killed in workplace shooting


Published: Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 10:26 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 10:26 a.m.

LOUISBURG, N.C. - Police say two people are dead and a third is injured after an early morning shooting at a business in the town of Louisburg, northeast of Raleigh.

Louisburg police chief Rick Lassiter tells WRAL-TV that a man and a woman are dead, and the man appears to have been the shooter. The injured victim is a woman whose injuries are not life threatening.

Lassiter says that the Tuesday morning incident at Phelps Temporary Staffing Service happened around 8:45 a.m.

Louisburg is a town of about 3,000 people, about 30 miles northeast of Raleigh.

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