15-year-old charged with shooting, killing his 25-year-old brother in Johnston County

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Monday, November 13, 2023
15-year-old charged with killing 25-year-old brother
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Johnston County Sheriff's Office said the shooting between the brothers took place at a home in Benson. Tracy Marshawn Davis died from his wounds.

BENSON, N.C. (WTVD) -- A 15-year-old has been charged in the shooting death of his 25-year-old brother in Johnston County.

On November 12 shortly after 6 p.m., Johnston County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to South Pleasant-Coates Road in Benson due to reports of a shooting.

An investigation found that 25-year-old Tracy Marshawn Davis had been shot. Deputies spoke with Davis' father and learned that his 15-year-old brother was suspected of pulling the trigger. Davis later died at the hospital from his injuries.

The 15-year-old brother was taken into custody and charged on a juvenile petition. Due to North Carolina law, the name of the 15-year-old charged cannot be released at this time.

Investigators tell ABC11 they have no record of any previous law enforcement calls to that home.