Arrest made in early Saturday morning fatal shooing

Jyrel N. Briggs was arrested and charged with first degree murder for the shooting death of a...
Jyrel N. Briggs was arrested and charged with first degree murder for the shooting death of a Wilson man.(Wilson PD)
Published: Jul. 9, 2022 at 11:41 PM EDT
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WILSON, N.C. (WITN) - An arrest was made in the fatal shooting of a man in Wilson who was taken to the hospital by other citizens.

Police say they were called to the Wilson Medical Center just after 4:00 a.m. on Saturday morning regarding a person who had been shot.

When officers got to the hospital, they found that Dagwhan Bowens, 25-years-old, was shot several times. The man later died from his injuries.

Wilson police officers charged 22-year-old Jyrel Briggs with first degree murder. Briggs is being held under no bond.

The area of 700 Viola Street has been secured as a crime scene.

The investigation is ongoing. Wilson police as anyone with information on the shooting to call them at (252) 399-2323 or Crime Stoppers at (252) 243-2255.

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