Elderly Wilson couple dies in murder/suicide

It happened at home in the 1700 block of Chelsea Drive .

The Wilson Police Department says an elderly couple is dead in an apparent murder/suicide.

Officers were called to a home in the 1700 block of Chelsea Drive around 6:30 p.m. Sunday for a welfare check.

After getting no answer to knocks on the door, a neighbor let them into the home. Inside, they found an elderly man dead of a gunshot wound and an elderly woman wounded. She died Monday morning at WakeMed.

No names have been released.

Police are still investigating and are asking anyone with information to come forward. Call the Wilson Police Department at (252) 399-2323 or Crime Stoppers at (252) 243-2255.

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