One dead, two injured in Edgecombe County shooting

September 27, 2012 2:33:34 PM PDT
An argument in Edgecombe County turned violent and now one man is dead and two others injured.

It happened around 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Midlakes Trailer Park, which is just outside of Tarboro.

The Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office said 25-year-old Ezekias Tillery and 32-year-old Jestestric Jones got into an argument and began shooting at one another. Tillery was shot and pronounced dead at the scene. Jones was injured and taken to the hospital.

Authorities said a third man, 49-year-old Christopher Bottoms, was hit by a stray bullet and also taken to the hospital.

Charges are pending.

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