Man wanted in connection to deadly Harnett Co. shooting found

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Monday, January 8, 2024
Man wanted in connection with fatal shooting in Harnett Co.
Harnett County deputies are searching for a man in connection with a shooting in Sanford.

SANFORD, N.C. (WTVD) -- The man wanted in connection with a shooting in Sanford has been taken into custody in Florida.

According to the Harnett County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to reports of a shooting in the area of Winding Ridge in the Carolina Hills Subdivision. When deputies arrived they found 46-year-old Anthony Antonio Washington dead from a gunshot wound.

The sheriff's office said it obtained warrants for Tahmeer Mykail Jones, 31, for first-degree murder. Deputies said Jones was last seen running away from the scene.

Jones was apprehended in Florida and will be extradited back to NC.

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