POLICE: Brothers arrested for Wilson murder & attempted murder

WILSON, N.C. (WITN) – Police say they’ve arrested two brothers for shooting two men this past weekend, one of them fatally.

Wilson police say that Autavion Lucas, 21, and Tyree Lucas, 24, both of Wilson, were charged with one open count of murder and one count of attempted first-degree murder.

Officers went to Downing Street for a gunshot call on Friday around 9:12 p.m. and found Anthony Barnes, 43, of Wilson, with a gunshot wound. EMS arrived and pronounced him dead.

Police said that Rodney Farmer, 43, of Wilson, was also found with a gunshot wound and was taken to ECU Health Medical Center.

The brothers are being held without bond.

Police continue to encourage anyone with information on the case to give them a call Wilson Police Department at 252-399-2323 or Crime Stoppers at 252-243-2255.

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