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Suspects sought in fatal Wilson shooting

Posted August 25, 2008

— Police were searching Monday for several people in a fatal shooting last week.

Three people were shot early Aug. 17 at the A&J Food Mart, at 6406 Ward Blvd., police said.

Curtis Devoris Wellington, 22, of 109-A Fairview Ave., was taken to Wilson Medical Center, where he died. A juvenile and Cornelius Ruffin Jr., 25, were treated at the hospital and released.

The shooting remains under investigation, police said.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Wilson Police Department at 252-399-2323 or Wilson Crime Stoppers at 252-243-2255.

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  • cagerat42 Aug 26, 2008

    I like reading your news stories in the mornings.They catch me
    up on what I missed during the overnight.However you are a little late with this one.I live in Wilson and the arrest in this case were made last Friday.Just thought you would want to know.