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Three charged in connection with shooting on Ward Boulevard in Wilson

Wilson police on Friday charged three men in connection with a shooting on Ward Boulevard that killed 22-year-old Eric Williams.

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WILSON, N.C. — Wilson police on Friday charged three men in connection with a shooting on Ward Boulevard that killed 22-year-old Eric Williams. 

Authorities arrested Rayquille Avante Taylor, 20, of Dudley, and Jarvis Shyheim D'Ray Sauls, 18, of Wilson, on Friday and arrested 18-year-old Octavious Rhymes Thompson, of Wilson, Saturday. 

All three men are charged with one count each of first-degree murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon and discharging a firearm into an occupied property. According to investigators, Williams was shot about 1 a.m. at an apartment complex during an attempted robbery by Taylor, Sauls and Thompson.

All three were in the Wilson County jail Saturday under no bond. 

Anyone with information about the shooting should call the Wilson Police Department at 252-399-2323.

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