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Teen charged in 2 Wilson shootings

Posted 1/21/20

A Wilson teen accused in two separate January shootings faces multiple charges, including attempted murder.

Police arrested 18-year-old Jahmeir M. Allen on Friday. Allen is charged with attempted …

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Teen charged in 2 Wilson shootings

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A Wilson teen accused in two separate January shootings faces multiple charges, including attempted murder.

Police arrested 18-year-old Jahmeir M. Allen on Friday. Allen is charged with attempted first-degree murder and four counts of discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling in connection a Jan. 9 incident. He was also charged with discharging a firearm from an enclosure, causing injury to personal property and assault with a deadly weapon with the intent to kill in a Jan. 2 incident.

Allen received a combined $1,526,000 secured bond.

Police are continuing to investigate the cases and more arrests are expected, officials said.

TWO INCIDENTS

On Jan. 9, police responded to a 1:16 a.m. shots-fired call to the 1800 block of Baldree Road. Officers spoke to 29-year-old Kia M. Simmons of Wilson, who told police a person she knew fired a gun at her vehicle while she was inside, according to Sgt. Steve Stroud. Simmons was not injured as a result of the shooting, police said.

On Jan. 2, police responded to a 1:41 a.m. shots-fired call to the 1600 block of Lipscomb Road.

Officers arrived and spoke to 20-year-old Tyshee J. Robinson of Wilson, who said one or more unknown perpetrators shot at him while he was sitting in a vehicle, according to police. Robinson was not injured, police said.

Anyone with information in either case is asked to call the Wilson Police Department at 252-399-2323 or Crime Stoppers at 252-243-2255.

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