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Warrants issued for Roxboro shooting suspect

Authorities canvassed a 50-mile radius around Roxboro Tuesday in hopes of finding a man wanted in a fatal shooting.

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ROXBORO, N.C. — Authorities canvassed a 50-mile radius Tuesday in hopes of finding a man wanted in a fatal shooting in downtown Roxboro Monday.

Roxboro and Oxford police, deputies from Person and Caswell counties and state Highway Patrol troopers were searching for Matthew Euliss Long, 20. Roxboro police also issued a bulletin to law enforcement agencies statewide to be on the lookout for him.

Warrants were issued late Monday charging Long with first-degree murder and attempted murder.

Frederick Lamont Satterfield was killed and Greg Pulliam was wounded Monday in a shooting in front of Yesterday's Interiors, 124 S. Main St., near the Person County Courthouse, police said.

Pulliam was treated at Duke University Hospital and released, police said.

Despite witness statements that suggested the shooting started as a courtroom altercation, police said they believe a long-standing feud was the motive for the shooting.

Investigators haven't been able to establish a link between the shooting at the courthouse, police said.

Police questioned and released one person in the case Monday.

Anyone who knows Long's whereabouts was asked to call Roxboro police at 336-599-8345.

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