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Wilson slaying under investigation

Posted January 5, 2011 11:35 a.m. EST

— Police on Wednesday were investigating a Tuesday night shooting that left a Wilson man dead.

Officers responding to a reported shooting shortly after 8 p.m. found Omar Shariff Harris, 38, had been shot dead in his home, at 3913 Raspberry Drive, police said.

A woman in the home at the time was assaulted during the incident, police said.

Investigators were following leads and collecting evidence on Wednesday.

Anyone with information about the slaying is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 252-243-2255.