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Wilson police make arrest in Sunday evening shooting

Posted August 11, 2014

Jose D. Lara-Zavala

— Wilson police arrested Jose D. Lara-Zavala Monday, charging him with first-degree murder for the shooting death of Victor Rojas. Rojas was shot Sunday evening on Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway.

Lara-Zavala, 33, of 6342 Speight School Road in Wilson, was found on Mt. Moriah Road in Durham, and Durham police assisted with the arrest.

Police said the attack on Rojas does not appear to be random, and the investigation will continue.

They asked that anyone with information about the shooting call the Wilson Police Department at 252-399-2323 or Crime Stoppers at 252-243-2255.


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  • jwsawyer Aug 12, 2014

    Alexander the Great used brute force - but why do we still think this is a good way to settle disagreements?

  • WRAL + GOLO = Bias News Aug 11, 2014

    Good, fast police work. Let's hold this human responsible for his crime. Don't lose focus as to where the blame lies.