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2 Dead in Wilson Shooting

Posted April 5, 1997 12:00 a.m. EST

— Police in Wilson are investigating an overnight shooting that left two people dead.

Authorities say a man and woman were standing on the porch of an apartment, when they were shot by a third person. It occurred about 2:15 Saturday morning at an East Nash Street apartment house.

Neighbors told police the assailant was a male friend of the woman, and that six or seven shots were fired.

Police have not released the victims' names, but said both were in their 30s, and were residents of Wilson.

Investigators continue to look for the man implicated in the shooting.