One injured, One killed in Wilson shooting

WILSON, N.C. (WITN) – The Wilson Police Department is investigating after a shooting that happened on 1201 Dowing Street.

On Saturday, just after 9:00 p.m., officers with the Wilson Police Department got a call for a report of a gunshot. When they arrived, they found Anthony Barnes, 43, and Rodney Farmer, 43, both of Wilson suffering from gunshot wounds.

Wilson County Emergency Medical pronounced Barnes dead on the scene. Farmer was taken to ECU Health Medical Center for further treatment.

Police say the incident is currently under investigation. They are asking anyone with information about this case to contact the Wilson Police Department at 252-399-2323 or Crime Stoppers at 252-243-2255.

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