Deputies: Fight over woman leads to Tarboro shooting death

Maurice Antonio Moore (Image courtesy Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office)

June 30, 2013 8:03:29 AM PDT
A fight over a woman is to blame for the shooting death of a man in Tarboro, according to deputies.

The Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office was called to a home in the Country Estates Trailer Park at 1:39 a.m.

Officials found a male victim inside the home. He was taken to Vidant Edgecombe Hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

After further investigation, deputies learned that the victim got into an altercation over a female with the suspect, 30-year-old Maurice Antonio Moore. Moore is not yet in custody.

Anyone with information on Moore's location, please contact the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office at (252) 641-7911.

Police have not released the victim's name.

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