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Wilson police continue search for vehicle after slaying

Posted March 26, 2010 11:14 a.m. EDT
Updated March 29, 2010 12:01 p.m. EDT

— Wilson police continued to search for a vehicle with Florida license plates Friday a day after a 28-year-old man was shot to death.

Brian Mitchell, of Wilson, was shot in the 500 bock of Fairview Avenue around 3:30 p.m. Thursday. He was pronounced dead at Wilson Medical Center.

Police are searching for a dark-colored, four-door car with Florida tags. Three black men occupied it around the time of the shooting.

Investigators located a vehicle they had described earlier, but says it is no longer of interest in the case. The investigations is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding the vehicle or the shooting is asked to call Wilson Police Detective K. Smith at 252-399-2367 or Detective 252-234-7567 or Wilson County Crime Stoppers at 252-243-2255.