3 arrested in shooting that left 1 dead, 1 injured in Selma

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Thursday, January 9, 2020
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On Wednesday, Selma police officers arrested Kevin Ruiz, 20, Julian Furr, 23 and an undisclosed 16-year-old in the death of 19-year-old Malik Shephard, of Smithfield.

SELMA, N.C. (WTVD) -- Three people, including one teen, have been arrested in connection to a shooting that killed a 19-year-old and injured a 21-year-old in Selma during the weekend.

On Wednesday, Selma police officers arrested Kevin Ruiz, 20, Julian Furr, 23 and an undisclosed 16-year-old in the death of 19-year-old Malik Shephard, of Smithfield.

Kevin Ruiz, 20 (Left), Julian Furr, 23 (Right), undisclosed 16-year-old not pictured
Courtesy of Selma Police Department

The shooting happened on Saturday around 11 p.m. at the intersection of W. Preston Street and S. Green Street.

When officers arrived, Shephard and a 21-year-old were suffering from gunshot wounds.

Police told the Joco Report, a car was also struck by bullets.

Anyone with further information about the shooting is asked to contact the Selma Police Department at (919) 965-8189. Callers may remain anonymous.