2 men fatally shot in Wilson; police find suspect on roof

September 3, 2018
Shontez A. Barnes

Shontez A. Barnes

A man has been charged following a fatal shooting in Wilson.

On Saturday around 10 p.m., officers with the Wilson Police Department responded to the 700 block of Black Creek Road.

At the scene, they found Redmond L. Barnes, Jr., 39, who had already died from gunshot wounds. Officials performed CPR on another gunshot victim, 34-year-old Elliot D. Barnes, but he also died as a result of the wounds.

Shontez A. Barnes, 43, was arrested and charged with two counts of murder. Police said they found Barnes was armed on the roof of an apartment building.

Shontez A. Barnes was being held Sunday with no bond.

Police did not say if the three men were related.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Wilson Police Department at 252-399-2323 or Crime Stoppers at 252-243-2255.

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