UPDATE: Wilson Police Investigate Homicide

A Wilson man is dead while his girlfriend was assaulted after a shooting Tuesday night.

Dead is Omar Harris of Raspberry Drive. Police say the shooting happened around 8:10 p.m. at the man's home. They say the girlfriend who witnessed the shooting was assaulted.

A neighbor tells WITN News that the girlfriend ran to their house saying a gunman came from behind some bushes and shot Harris as he was walking up to the back door.

Police say they're still investigating leads and collecting evidence in the murder. If anyone has information on the shooting they should call Crime Stoppers at 252-243-2255.

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  • by Sherry on Jan 13, 2011 at 09:20 AM
    Has anyone heard whether they found out who killed this man or not?...It's really a sad situation for his friends and family to be in...
  • by Neighbor Location: Wilson on Jan 6, 2011 at 10:20 AM
    Very scary. I live here and was shocked to hear about this. This is not the neighborhood for this to happen. Police were stopping everyone going in last night. Hopefully they got some good leads.
  • by Connie Location: Neighbor on Jan 5, 2011 at 05:55 PM
    We have a nice neighborhood, this murder is of great concern, neighborhood watch lets go.
  • by Charlena Barnes Location: Wilson nc on Jan 5, 2011 at 11:44 AM
    Just saw you the other day at the store,rip OMAR...my prayers go out to your family.

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