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Police: Man killed in Wilson shooting

Posted April 2

— A man was killed early Sunday after a shooting in Wilson.

Around 12:30 a.m., officers with the Wilson Police Department responded to the 600 block of Lincoln Street in reference to an unresponsive man in the roadway.

According to officials, the victim, identified as 31-year-old Harry Evangelist Beecher, was suffering from a gunshot wound to his chest. Resuscitation efforts were not successful, and Beecher passed away as a result of his injuries.

An investigation is underway. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wilson Police Department at 252-399-2323 or Crime Stoppers at 252-243-2255.


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