Suspect wanted in early-morning shooting in Goldsboro


GOLDSBORO, Wayne County - Goldsboro Police are seeking a suspect in an early-morning shooting that happened Thursday.

Police said they got a call at around 12:30 a.m. that someone had arrived at Wayne Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound. The victim, Jamal Antonio Leach, 28, of 304 W. Seymour Dr. in Goldsboro, had arrived in a private vehicle and was later transferred to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

A suspect is wanted and will be charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, among other charges. Officials investigated the incident and determined Leach was shot in the 1800 block of Day Circle in Goldsboro. A ShotSpotter alert was received just after midnight in the 300 block of Seymour Drive. Anyone with information about this crime, or any other crime in Wayne County is asked to call or text Crime Stoppers at (919) 735-2255 or submit a TIP by clicking here. Callers will remain anonymous and if your information leads to a felony arrest you will be given a cash reward for the information. Crime Stoppers gives cash rewards of up to $1,000 for information leading to felony arrests

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