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Woman shot at while pumping gas in Wilson

Posted February 9, 2021 6:22 p.m. EST
Updated February 10, 2021 9:38 a.m. EST

Traquan Jenkins, 29, is charged with attempted first-degree murder, possession of a firearm by a felon and discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle after a shooting in Wilson on Tuesday.

— A woman was shot at while getting gas in Wilson on Tuesday.

Police were called to the 800 block of Libby Street just after 9 a.m. for a report that a vehicle had been hit by gunfire.

When they arrived, the woman said a person she knew had shot at her at a gas station on South Tarboro Street.

The woman was not injured in the shooting.

Traquan Jenkins, 29, was charged with attempted first-degree murder, possession of a firearm by a felon and discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle.

Jenkins was given no bond on the charges.

Anyone with information on 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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