STATESVILLE, N.C. — The Statesville Police Department said Tuesday a third suspect was arrested after a shooting on March 15 in Statesville that left a teenager dead and another in critical condition.
The shooting happened on Goldsboro Avenue. A 19-year-old man, identified as Zion Wilder, was killed, and a 15-year-old boy was taken to the hospital in critical condition after the shooting.
Wilder’s aunt showed Channel 9 the bullet holes inside the car and the house. She said they were eating dinner when the gunfire erupted.
After the shooting, police said arrest warrants were obtained for three suspects: 25-year-old Dakota Michael Duke, of Troutman, 24-year-old Tevin D. Seymore of Statesville, and 22-year-old Javis Black, of Statesville.
Duke was arrested on March 17, the Statesville Police Department said. He was charged with murder, attempted murder, shooting into an occupied dwelling, felony conspiracy, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, and possession of a firearm by a felon.
On March 18, police announced that Tevin D. Seymore was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Charleston, West Virginia. He is also being charged with murder, attempted murder, shooting into an occupied dwelling, felony conspiracy, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to inflict serious injury, and possession of firearm by felon.
Seymore is being held without bond and is awaiting extradition back to Iredell County.
Black was arrested on March 28.
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