ALBERTSON, N.C. (WNCT) — The Duplin County Sheriff’s Office and other officials were on the scene of a shooting that left a person dead on Monday.
Officials tell WNCT’s Claire Curry they were called to a home on Reyes Verdin Lane off Bennett’s Bridge Road, not far from Albertson, around 3:30 p.m. Emergency responders said an unidentified person was dead following the shooting. Few other details were available as crews were still on the scene gathering evidence.
On Tuesday, the Duplin County Sheriff’s Office said the person killed was Vincent Woodley, Jr. He was shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene.
On Wednesday, officials said Antonio Hodges, 44, of Goldsboro shot the victim during a brief altercation. Hodges fled the scene, and a warrant is on file for his arrest for murder.
The Duplin County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $1,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Antonio Hodges. Any information about this incident should be directed to Detective Jarvis Rogers at the Duplin County Sheriff’s Office at 910-296-2150.