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Four Injured In Goldsboro Shootings

Four people were injured in two separate shootings in Goldsboro overnight.

The first shooting was reported at 10:45 p.m. Saturday.. Police say 26-year-old Vanradius Fields and 27-year-old Shawn Holmes were shot at Headquarters Barbershop on E. Ashe Street.

Witnesses tell WITN the shooting was the result of an argument during a rap battle that was taking place at the barbershop.

Both victims were taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital to be treated. No word yet on their conditions.

The second shooting happened a short time later at Party Central on Corporate Drive in Goldsboro.

According to authorities, 20-year-old Michael Sawyer and 17-year-old Christah Battle were at a graduation party when shots were fired by an unknown gunman around 2:20 a.m.

Both were struck by bullets. Sawyer was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery for his injuries. Battle was treated and released.

Both cases are under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call the Goldsboro Police Department at 919-580-4217 or Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255.


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