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Man faces attempted murder charge in shooting

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A Wilson man faces attempted murder charges in connection to a shooting last week that left a man injured.

Wilson police were dispatched to a shots fired call at Yeman Food Mart at 803 U.S. 301 N. at 9:12 p.m. May 22. While headed to the call, officers were told that man who was shot during the incident was at Wilson Medical Center, according to Sgt. Steve Stroud.

Police spoke to 30-year-old Antonio A. Harris who said that 31-year-old Julius C. Foreman shot him during a fight, Stroud said.

Harris was shot in the leg, officials said.

Investigators obtained warrants on Foreman in connection to the shooting.

On Tuesday, police arrested Foreman and served the outstanding warrants. Foreman was charged with attempted first-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

He received a $150,000 secured bond.

Police ask anyone with information to call the Wilson Police Department at 252-399-2323 or Crime Stoppers at 252-243-2255.

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