FIRST ON WITN: Martin County man charged in Plymouth murder

PLYMOUTH, NC (WITN) - A Martin County man has been charged with the murder of an Eastern Carolina man.

The Washington County Clerk of Court's Office says Terrance Williams, 35, from Jamesville, has been charged with first degree murder

The Washington County Clerk of Court's Office says Terrance Williams, 35, from Jamesville, has been charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of Shakur Hedgebeth.

Officials say Williams was arrested around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday and is being held under no bond in the Washington County jail.

Hedgebeth was gunned down around 8 p.m. on Wilson Street last Wednesday, August 21.

The Pitt County Medical Examiner's Office says an autopsy done Thursday showed multiple gunshot wounds to his torso and extremities.

The case is still under investigation and officials are asking anyone with information to call Plymouth police.



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An autopsy says a man shot and killed Wednesday night in one Eastern Carolina town was hit by gunfire multiple times.

Plymouth police are still not releasing any information on the murder of Shakur Hedgebeth.

The man was gunned down around 8:00 p.m. on Wilson Street. Family members say it happened on Hedgebeth's 25th birthday.

The Pitt County Medical Examiner's Office says an autopsy done Thursday showed multiple gunshot wounds to his torso and extremities.

The SBI is assisting Plymouth police with the murder investigation.


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Police in one Eastern Carolina town are not releasing any information after a murder Wednesday night.

Plymouth's mayor confirms there was a fatal shooting on Wilson Street around 8:00 p.m. The town manager told WITN that they believe the killing is gang or drug related.

Plymouth police have refused multiple requests from WITN for information on the murder.

Family members identify the victim as Shakur Hedgebeth. They say the murder happened on the man's 25th birthday.

The town manager says police have some very strong leads in the case and that the SBI and the District Attorney's Office are assisting police with the investigation.

Anyone with information can call Plymouth Police at 252-793-4680.