Woman dies after shot in head while sitting in car in Robeson County

PEMBROKE, NC (WBTW) – Deputies are investigating after two women were shot in Robeson County and taken to the hospital Wednesday night.

Jerry Dean Oxendine, 58, was arrested Thursday and originally charged with discharging a weapon into occupied property causing serious bodily injury and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Major Anthony Thompson with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office confirms Oxendine is now charged with murder after one of the women died as a result of the shooting. Kendra Breeden, 26, died Thursday evening as a result of being shot in the head, reports Major Thompson.

The shooting happened in the 3000 block of Buie Philadelphus Road in Pembroke around 11 p.m. Wednesday night. Breeden was shot in the head and the other female was shot in the legs while they were sitting in a car, investigators report.

Major Thompson gave no update to the second victim’s condition.

Oxendine is being held at the Robeson County Detention Center under no bond, adds Major Thompson.