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Goldsboro Altercation Leaves One Person Dead, Another Charged With Murder


Goldsboro Police say an altercation Saturday night ended with one person dead and another charged with murder.

Police were called to 101 Georgia Avenue just before 10:00 p.m. Saturday night where they found 23-year-old Tyree Simmons dead on the kitchen floor of the residence from an apparent gunshot wound.

Police arrested and charged 41-year-old Stevie Simmons of 610 W. Walnut Street with an open count of murder.

Police say an altercation took place between the two, who are not related, in the yard of 610 W. Walnut Street. They say it escalated and Stevie Simmons shot Tyree Simmons.

After Tyree Simmons was shot, he ran across and down the street to 101 Georgia Avenue where he died.

Stevie Simmons is in the Wayne County Jail under no bond pending a first appearance scheduled for July 8.


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