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Goldsboro teen sought in shooting death

Posted June 26, 2016 7:46 p.m. EDT
Updated June 26, 2016 8:34 p.m. EDT

Jacques Torraine Atkinson

— Police were searching Sunday for a Goldsboro teen in connection with a shooting death.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Jacques Torraine Atkinson, 18, of 808 Best St., charging him with murder in the death of Michael Jerome Wimbush Jr.

Officers responding to a reported shooting in the 900 block of Carver Drive at about 2:15 p.m. found Wimbush, 19, dead of gunshot wounds.

Police said Atkinson should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255 or text at 919-222-4230.