Cary police say woman dies after being shot

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 04:44 PM

CARY — Cary police say a Sanford woman has died after being shot at a local home.Authorities said police responding to a report of shots fired found 58-year-old Wendy Jean Johnson around 11 p.m. Friday.

A statement said Johnson was taken to Duke University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Spokeswoman Carrie Roman said Johnson died at the hospital.

The murder was the city's fourth of 2014 and first since March 29. Police are investigating and have not made any arrests.

Roman said Cary had one murder each in 2011 and 2013, and three murders in 2008, the last time the city reported multiple slayings in one year.