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Flemington Road Shooting Investigation

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Neighbors describe the victim as a menace, with a history of drug problems. They say he and his girlfriend, who he had been living with, argued often. Shane Holloway was shot just before noon Tuesday and was later pronounced dead at New Hanover Regional. He was living with his girlfriend Betty Malpass and her mother on Flemington road. Holloway's friend was at the scene Tuesday. He said the victim's brother lives next door and that his children were playing outside and heard the gunshot. Shane Holloway has a criminal record, and is a registered sex offender. Investigators say he was shot with a .22 caliber rifle in the chest. Authorities arrested Betty Malpass for second-degree murder this afternoon. Malpass is in the New Hanover County jail Tuesday under $500,000 bond. She is scheduled to make her first court appearance Wednesday. At this point, there is no motive, but the investigation continues.

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