Woman shot and killed outside Shelby home, police say

The Shelby Police Department is investigating after a woman was shot and killed outside of a home Monday night.

Police said they responded around 7:45 p.m. to the 600 block of Live Oak Street. At the scene, they found a woman lying in the front yard of the home with a gunshot wound. She was taken to an area hospital where she later died, according to police.

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Police said the victim, 62-year-old Sarah Chambers, wasn’t involved in the fight nearby that led to the shooting.

Neighbors said Chambers was a minister and she fought against violence in the community.

No arrests have been made as of Wednesday morning, police said.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Shelby Police Department at 704-484-6845.

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