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Suspect Sought In Deadly Wayne County Shooting

Posted October 16, 2004 4:29 a.m. EDT

— Investigators in Wayne County are looking for a suspect in a deadly shooting.

Deputies were called to a mobile home in Dudley at 8:15 p.m. Friday. When they arrived, they found Billy Joe Gregory inside.

Gregory, 23, was transported to Wayne Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. An autopsy revealed he died from a single gunshot wound to the chest.

A witness told investigators a man was seen running from the home after the shooting. A K-9 unit was unsuccessful in tracking the man.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the Wayne County Sheriff's Office at (919) 731-1481 or Crimestoppers at (919) 735-2255.