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Man in wheelchair wanted for murder in Wayne County

Posted May 7, 2016 7:42 p.m. EDT
Updated May 7, 2016 10:36 p.m. EDT

— Wayne County Deputies were dispatched to 271 Zion Church Road in Mount Olive on Saturday in reference to person being shot.

When the deputies arrived they found David Vasquez, 47, dead at the scene, lying in the backyard with gunshot wounds.

After interviewing witnesses Saturday afternoon, authorities issued warrants for murder on Omar Guajardo Acuna, who also goes by the name of “Twin.”

Acuna, 32, is described as a Hispanic male, 5 feet 6 inches and 250 pounds. Officials said Acuna also is confined to a wheelchair.

Acuna’s last known address is N.C. Highway 403 West in Faison. Officials said Acuna was last seen driving a “low rider,” two-tone, burgundy Chevrolet truck with large chrome rims.

Anyone with information on Acuna’s whereabouts is asked to call 919-731-1481 or Wayne County Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255.