Wednesday, May 29, 2024

North Carolina teen accused of shooting four during a party at fair grounds arrested


A teenager from North Carolina has been arrested for shooting four people during a party at the Wilson County Fairgrounds over the weekend.

Police said around 12:20 a.m. on Sunday, they responded to a shots fired call at the Wilson County Fairgrounds in WilsonUpon arrival, officers found three individuals who had been shot.

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The fourth victim had already been transported to the hospital before officers arrived.

According to CBS 17, the Wilson Police Department confirmed on Wednesday that they have arrested and charged 18-year-old Braulio Fuentes-Martinez with several counts of attempted first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, and possession of a stolen firearm.

Braulio Fuentes-Martinez
Braulio Fuentes-Martinez

Witnesses told the police that they were celebrating a birthday party when Braulio arrived uninvited. According to CBS 17, witnesses told Braulio to leave but he refused and instead retrieved a gun from his vehicle. Witnesses said that Braulio fired about four or five shots into the crowd, hitting four people, including two juveniles, according to the outlet.

Police said witnesses told them that after the shooting, Braulio attempted to flee in his vehicle and struck another person. He then collided with three other vehicles before fleeing the scene on foot.

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On Wednesday, the police announced that all patients had been discharged from the hospital.

Braulio remains in the Wilson County Detention Center.

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Gerald Jackson
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