The Wilson Times
Facebook
Twitter
subscribe now
[ Sign In ]  [ Register ]
 Text Size   •  Email  •  Printer Friendly
Bookmark and Share

One teen dies, one injured in shooting






GOLDSBORO — A teenage boy is dead and a teen girl was severely injured in a Wayne County shooting Monday afternoon. 

Sheriff’s deputies found two teens, each with a single gunshot wound, on Capps Bridge Road near the Little River Bridge northwest of Goldsboro around 3:30 p.m. Detectives don’t believe foul play was involved.

Spencer Terry Garrison, 16, of Ash Landing outside Princeton, died in the shooting. Malia K. Porter, 15, of Kalmia Place near Pikeville, was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.

Paramedics took Porter to Wayne Memorial Hospital, where she was airlifted to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. A patient care coordinator there said she was not listed as a patient Monday night.

Detectives interviewed people at the scene and are still investigating the shooting, according to a Monday statement from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office.

"Sheriff Carey Winders expresses his deepest sorrow to the families of these two young people whose life ended before it really began,” the statement said.

Add Comment:Show/Hide(All comments must be approved)
View Comments:Show/Hide(0 comments)
Most Popular From the past 7 days
Most Viewed Most Commented Most Emailed
Attempted murder suspect dies
Shooting sparks manhunt; suspect arrested
Working at age 95
Longtime volunteer firefighter dies during training
Woman arrested in armed robbery at Sheetz
Revaluation notices mailed; residents can appeal
Food stamp regulations appropriate
Brown water prompts calls; city says issue resolved
Portion of Forest Hills Rd. to close for roadwork
AN AGGIE AT HEART
Longtime volunteer firefighter dies during training
Working at age 95
Area Calendar Feb. 6-8
Defense to lead Panthers to Super win
Here's to winning one for Jerricho
News  |  Sports  |  Life  |  Opinion  |  Obituaries  |  Photos  |  Videos  |  Contact  |  Classifieds  |  Special Sections  |  Public Notices  |  Advertise
Powered by Google
Advanced Search