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Second Suspect Sought in Fatal Shooting of Selma Teen

Posted February 19, 2007

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— Selma police are seeking a second suspect in a weekend home invasion that left one teen dead.

Antwain Groves is being sought in connection with the shooting death of Anthony Surles. Police had previously obtained arrest warrants for Jeffrey Lamont Evans, 32, on on murder, armed robbery, and burglary charges.

Surles, 18, was shot after Groves and Evans burst into a home on Hunting Drive about 9:30 p.m. and attempted to rob six people inside, investigators said. He later died at an area hospital. Surles was a student at Smithfield Selma High School.


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  • imrickjamesbitch Feb 20, 2007

    Is it the station owner's son or daughter the proofreader of wral's stories? There is a homeless guy in halifax county with better grammar skills than on this website.

  • listener Feb 20, 2007

    Better yet, check in Kenly, NC or out on 1010 or 210 hwy outside of smithfield, NC, that crime was senseless and they should be punish; it people like them that make life hard for young black men

  • DOG Feb 19, 2007

    Let me suggest they look for him in either Durham or New Orleans.

  • gi jane Feb 19, 2007

    They both look like they could have used a mentor. Does anyone else notice these older teens commiting crimes w/ people in their thirties+? I am seeing an unfortunate trend.

  • tbfromnc Feb 19, 2007

    oh boy, another pillar of the community...