LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) -- Authorities say a man shot as he jumped from a car was able to call 911 from the side of the road, but died less than an hour after the shooting.
Robeson County Sheriff Kenneth Sealey told The Fayetteville Observer that 26-year-old Jeremy Lee Locklear told a 911 operator early Sunday morning he left a nightclub in Lumberton with a woman around 3 a.m. Sunday.
After the woman drove off, Sealey says Locklear told the operator a man appeared in the back seat and tried to rob him.
Locklear told police he was shot in the back as he jumped from the car. He died at the hospital less than an hour after he called 911.
No arrests have been made.
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