Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Goldsboro 18-year-old shot and killed after argument at a Food Lion

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A tight-knit community is in mourning following the tragic shooting of an 18-year-old at the entrance of a Food Lion in Goldsboro, North Carolina, on Friday around 1:30 p.m. The incident, which took place in broad daylight, has left residents shocked and saddened.

Where did the shooting happen at?

The shooting happened at the Food Lion located on on E. Ash Street.

Photo Credit: Richard Taylor, Taylor House Publishing.
Food Lion located on on E. Ash Street.
Photo Credit: Richard Taylor, Taylor House Publishing.

 Upon arriving at the location, law enforcement found the deceased body of 18-year-old Javon Langston, a young individual whose life was tragically cut short due to an act of violence.

The incident leading to this unfortunate event involved Langston and an unknown perpetrator, prompting authorities to diligently investigate and reconstruct the sequence of events.

In the wake of this heartbreaking event, Mayor Charles Gaylor is taking proactive steps to address the escalating gun violence in Goldsboro. By assembling a task force comprising law enforcement and community organizations, Mayor Gaylor aims to tackle the root causes of such incidents and prevent future tragedies.

With recent reports of gun-related incidents in the area, including another fatality near the same Food Lion and a shooting at a Burger King, the urgency to address this issue is palpable. The Mayor has secured increased law enforcement presence in the city, underscoring the commitment to ensuring public safety.

As the community grapples with this loss, authorities urge anyone with information about the shooting to come forward and assist in the investigation. Together, they hope to bring justice to the victim and prevent further acts of violence from shattering the peace of Goldsboro.

1 COMMENT

  1. Start charging them as adults , clear the streets. I know another town has started this you can kill or shoot someone you need to be charged , no bond!

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