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Elderly Man Facing Attempted Murder Charge

An elderly Wilson man is accused of critically injuring another man in a shooting Sunday afternoon.

Wilson police have charged 72-year-old Oscar Green with attempted first degree murder. The victim, Christopher Thigpen, was found around 3:00 p.m. lying face down in a field near the intersection of Meadow and Lodge Street.

The 33-year-old victim had been shot in the back and is in critical condition at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

Green is being held without bond.


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