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Two More Suspects Arrested For Murder That Sparked Lockdown Of Wilson Schools

Two more men have been arrested for a murder last month in Wilson that caused several schools to go on lockdown.

Wilson police and the U.S. Marshal's violent fugitive task force, arrested Jamaal Hilliard and Rameik Anderson in Edgecombe County in connection to the October 24th shooting death of Ronnie Earl Griffin Jr.

Hilliard is charged with first degree murder, and robbery. Anderson is charged with being and accessory.

Griffin was shot inside a vehicle at Beacon Pointe apartments in Wilson.

Darrion Williams has already been charged with murder in the case.


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Police made an arrest Wednesday in a murder that locked down several Wilson schools last month.

Darrion Williams is being held without bond for the murder of Ronnie Griffin Jr.

Griffin was found shot inside a vehicle at Beacon Pointe Apartments in Wilson October 24th.

This was the second murder in 2 days in Wilson and five area schools were locked down immediately after Griffin's shooting.
Williams will have his first court appearance Friday.

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Five schools were on lockdown Wednesday after a nearby murder in Wilson.

Police say a man was murdered at Beacon Pointe Apartments on Lipscomb Road East around 9:45 a.m. Ronnie Griffin, Jr. of Raleigh was found shot dead next to a vehicle in the parking lot. Police are still looking for the gunman.

Wilson Early College, Darden Middle School, Barnes Elementary School, Wilson Community College and the Eastern School for the Deaf were all on lockdown as a precaution.

This is the second murder in as many days in Wilson. Police say there have been no major crimes at this apartment complex until this morning and this murder is not connected to one Tuesday at Wilson Woods.


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