Goldsboro Police: Additional arrest made in Goldsboro fatal shooting


GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCT) An additional arrest has been made in a fatal shooting reported in Goldsboro on August 1.

On August 1 around 4:40 p.m., the Goldsboro Police Department responded to the 200 block of Winslow Circle to investigate a report of a shooting.

Upon their arrival, they found a subject identified as 19-year-old Costello Zyan Reese suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Reese was transported to Wayne UNC Health by ambulance.

He later died from his injuries. 

The Investigations Division and Crime Scene Unit responded and began an investigation.

Through the course of the investigation, a juvenile suspect was developed.

A juvenile petition was secured on a 17-year-old male suspect for first-degree murder in regard to the shooting. 

On August 2 around 1:15 a.m., the suspect was apprehended on Nelson Street in Mt. Olive by members of the Goldsboro Police Department, the US Marshals Task Force, and the Mt. Olive Police Department. 

The arrest was without incident.

The juvenile suspect was transported to Pitt Regional Juvenile Detention Center.

Upon further investigation, a warrant was secured for Patience R. Davis of Mt. Olive for felony obstructing justice.

She was served the arrest warrant on August 24 at 1:30 p.m. when she turned herself in to authorities at the Wayne County Magistrate’s Office.

She was placed under a $1,500 bond.

The investigation is ongoing.

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