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Three charged in Wilson man's death

Posted September 17, 2020 2:43 p.m. EDT

Left to right, Treshaun R. Jones, Larrus D. Jones, and Horace Williams

— Three men have been charged in the July shooting death of a Wilson man, police said Thursday.

Tylyike Pigford, 24, was standing in his driveway in the 700 block of Academy Street at a small birthday celebration on July 26 when he was shot.

Wilson police and members of the US Marshals Service's Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Treshaun R. Jones, 27, Larrus D. Jones, 32, and Horace Williams, 33, all of Wilson. All three are charged with first-degree murder and are being held without bond in the Wilson County jail.

Tylyike Pigford, killed in Wilson shooting

No other details, such as a possible motive for the shooting or how investigators linked the suspects to the crime, were released.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Wilson Police Department at 252-399-2323 or Crime Stoppers at 252-243-2255.

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