UPDATE: Deputies Find Witness In Double Murder/Suicide

There is new information about the double murder/suicide in Wilson County Wednesday. Authorities say they're no longer looking for the vehicle reportedly seen leaving the scene.

Major John Farmer with the Wilson County Sheriff's Office says another person has been located and questioned as a witness to a domestic situation that turned deadly.

Around 8:00 a.m.Wednesday gunshot were heard coming from the 4200 block of Iroquois Road, that's east of Wilson.

Detectives say when they arrived they found the body of 24-year-old Paola Aguillera in a neighbor's backyard along with the suspected shooter, Arturo Garcia.

Miguel Guerra's body was found shot inside a trailer.

Detectives say Garcia fired several rounds from a 9mm semi-automatic handgun, killing his former girlfriend and Guerra, who were reportedly seeing each other.

An autopsy on the three is expected to be completed Thursday.


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Three people are dead after an apparent double murder/suicide in Wilson County Wednesday morning. One of those victims is a 24-year-old mother with four children.

Sheriff Wayne Gay says the woman's ex-boyfriend shot her and her current boyfriend at a mobile home on Iroquois Road, just east of Wilson. The bodies were discovered around 9:00 a.m.

Relatives identify her as Paola Aguilera.

Aguilera's body, and that of the suspected shooter, were both found outside the home. Gay says the other man's body was inside the trailer.

The sheriff says it appears to have been a domestic violence shooting. Gay says the suspected shooter is the father of three of the woman's children.

He says the woman had been in the process of getting a restraining order against the ex-boyfriend, but she never completed that.

A neighbor told WITN News that she heard someone banging on her back door around 4:00 a.m., but she looked out and saw no one.

Deputies say the suspected shooter's vehicle is missing and that the man man have had an accomplice. That vehicle is a 1997 Chevy truck, with North Carolina plate YSN-6247.


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