The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

January 4, 2013

Tarboro native murdered in Greenville

FOR THE DAILY SOUTHERNER
STAFF REPORT

TARBORO — A 36-year old Tarboro native was shot and killed in Greenville Wednesday night.

Police responded to the report of shots fired at 1232-B Westridge Court around 8:30 p.m. When they arrived they found Anthony Johnson dead in the front yard.

Johnson had been shot multiple times. He was hit in the upper body and legs.

As police began to investigate, witnesses told them there had been a confrontation between Johnson and at least two other men in the street just before the shooting took place.

Police haven't made any arrests in the case, but say they have developed leads.