Man charged with murder after Wilson shooting

Stephen Louis Maddox Jr. (Wilson Police Department)

A Durham man is facing murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a Raleigh man.

The shooting happened Saturday around 10:45 p.m. at Bill's Convention Center off Chicken Drive in Wilson.


Police said when they arrived at the scene, they found Kelly Wilkerson, of Raleigh suffering from several gunshots wounds. He died at the scene.

Officers said they located the suspected gunman in the area and arrested him.

Forty-one-year-old Stephen Louis Maddox Jr. of Durham has been charged with first-degree murder and placed in jail under no bond.

The Wilson Police Department is encouraging anyone with information regarding these cases to contact the Wilson Police Department at (252) 399-2323 or CrimeStoppers at (252) 243-2255.

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