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Two teens charged in fatal Goldsboro shooting

Posted October 17, 2015

Corey Devon Sutton Jr., 17, of 416 Denmark St., and Terrance Lavon Forbes, 18, of 302 Olivia Lane, are each charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 32-year-old Abdullah Ali Whitaker, of Goldsboro.
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— Goldsboro police have charged a 17-year-old and 18-year-old in a fatal shooting that happened early Tuesday morning.

Corey Devon Sutton Jr., 17, of 416 Denmark St., and Terrance Lavon Forbes, 18, of 302 Olivia Lane, are each charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 32-year-old Abdullah Ali Whitaker, of Goldsboro.

Police found Whitaker dead inside a vehicle shortly after midnight Tuesday in the 200 block of West Spruce Street. Investigators said Whitaker was driving when he was shot and crashed his vehicle into a parked car. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sutton was arrested on Charles Street Friday, and he was in the Wayne County jail Saturday being held without bond. He is scheduled to appear in court Monday.

Forbes was arrested early Saturday. He was also in the Wayne County jail being held without bond.

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  • Marcy Lyn Oct 19, 2015
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    Fine upstanding citizens !

  • Walter Smirth Oct 17, 2015
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    Where do these kids get a gun?

  • Salatheal Hasty Oct 17, 2015
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    Glad they got atleast one of them...Doubt he will be found at a church when they killed a minister and a great Funeral Professional...RIP

  • Jim Hugs Oct 17, 2015
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    These churches need to hold better hours. My pastor said you can't worship Jesus until the sun comes up.

  • Roy Jones Oct 17, 2015
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    Please check the local churches for Terrance Forbes in sure they were going to midnight service at their local church when this happened.