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Probationer wanted in fatal shooting

Posted June 11, 2010 4:30 p.m. EDT

— A Goldsboro man placed on probation in April has become a suspect in January shooting death.

An arrest warrant for murder was issued Friday against Andre Devon Weeks, 26, in the Jan. 1 slaying of Larry Donnell Mathis Jr.

Officers responding to calls about gunshots found Mathis, 34, lying dead in the 400 block of Woodrow Street around 3:20 a.m.

Weeks is described as a black man, 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call Goldsboro police at 919-705-6572 or Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255.

Weeks was placed on probation April 19 after being convicted of driving with a revoked license, according to state Department of Correction records.

His criminal record dates to 2000 and includes convictions for assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, assault inflicting serious injury, common-law robbery, possession of a firearm by convicted felon and assault on a female, among others.