UPDATE: FAMILY OF LEAR CORP. VICTIM SPEAKS OUT, DETAILS EMERGE REGARDING SHOOTER’S MOTIVE, ARREST

Lear Shooting

<strong>UPDATE (AUG. 5 AT 6 p.m.)</strong> – 28-year-old Angela Nichole Mayo was taken to the Tuscaloosa County Jail around 2 a.m. this morning and charged with murdering her co-worker Shanina Smith of Greensboro.

The two were working on the line at Lear Corporation in Tuscaloosa County when the incident occurred. A deposition filed in court today gives Mayo’s account of what happened.

She told investigators she shot Smith because she “brushed up against her” and had been “picking on her” for eight months at work. Mayo admitted to shooting Smith several times and standing over her body, shooting her again.

“This was shocking news to me,” Regina Smith, Shanina Smith’s mother, said. “She didn’t bother nobody. She didn’t get into it with nobody. She just went to work and back home.”

Today, Smith’s family invited WVUA 23 into their home in Greensboro to see how they are remembering their loved one.

“She just loved him,” Regina Smith said. “And she loved me also and her daddy. She wouldn’t give anything up for him. She’s his guardian angel. She will be missed. Very very missed.”

Smith has one 3-year-old son, Corday, and was engaged to be married to her fiance. Smith’s family says they have not finalized any funeral arrangements.

<span style=”font-family: ‘Open Sans’, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;”>Mayo remains in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on a $150,000 bond.</span>

<hr><p>UPDATE: Angela Nichole Mayo, 28, has been charged with murder after authorities say she shot 27-year-old co-worker Shanina Smith multiple times while both were on duty Sunday night at Lear Corporation in Tuscaloosa County.</p>

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&lt;p dir=&quot;ltr&quot; lang=&quot;en&quot;&gt;GOING TO JAIL: Angela Nichole Mayo, 28, has been charged with murder after authorities say she shot a female co-worker multiple times while both were on duty Sunday night at Lear Corporation in Tuscaloosa County. The female victim has been identified as 27-year-old Shanina Smith. &lt;a href=&quot;https://t.co/8ER7ICxx1l&quot;&gt;pic.twitter.com/8ER7ICxx1l&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;&mdash; Chelsea Barton (@ChelseaBarton_) &lt;a href=&quot;https://twitter.com/ChelseaBarton_/status/1158288532043116545?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&quot;&gt;August 5, 2019&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;&lt;/blockquote&gt;”}}</p><p> </p><p>{{tncms-inline type=”twitter” html=”&lt;blockquote class=&quot;twitter-tweet&quot; data-lang=&quot;en&quot;&gt;
&lt;p dir=&quot;ltr&quot; lang=&quot;en&quot;&gt;SUSPECT &amp;amp; VICTIM IDENTIFIED: The person investigators say shot a co-worker while both were on duty Sunday night, has been identified as 28-year-old Angela Mayo. The woman investigators say Mayo shot and killed is 27-year-old Shanina Smith. More details in interview w/ Lt. Kennedy &lt;a href=&quot;https://t.co/m5PESSWNaM&quot;&gt;pic.twitter.com/m5PESSWNaM&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;&mdash; Chelsea Barton (@ChelseaBarton_) &lt;a href=&quot;https://twitter.com/ChelseaBarton_/status/1158287340705652737?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&quot;&gt;August 5, 2019&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;&lt;/blockquote&gt;”}}</p><p> </p>

The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit is on the scene of a shooting at Lear Corporation in Vance that has left one woman dead.

It happened around 8 p.m. Sunday inside the plant. Investigators say the incident was between two women. The suspect turned herself in. Investigators are still working on what exactly led to the shooting.

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