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Shooter dies in Goldsboro murder-suicide

Police said Derris Jamar Oates, 30, of 1401-B Dakota St., shot the mother of his two children Sunday before turning the gun on himself.

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GOLDSBORO, N.C. — A Goldsboro man died Tuesday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police said Derris Jamar Oates, 30, of 1401-B Dakota St., shot the mother of his two children Sunday before turning the gun on himself.

Officers responding to a report of gunshots found Oates outside a vehicle in the 800 block of Slaughter Street. Inside the car, they found the dead body of Tequilla Danyele Barrett, 26, of 915 Hugh St.

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