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Police charge NC man in shooting death of 7-year-old

Montavius S. Davis (Image courtesy Wilson Police Department via WTVD-TV)

Montavius S. Davis (Image courtesy Wilson Police Department via WTVD-TV)

WILSON, N.C. — Police say they have made an arrest in a shooting that left a 7-year-old Wilson boy dead.

WTVD-TV reported that the shooting happened just before 10 p.m. July 23rd in the 400-block of Parkview Street.

Someone fired multiple bullets into a home, striking Kamari Jones, according to investigators. Officials said the boy was rushed to Vidant Medical Center, but he died the next morning.

Thursday, the Wilson Police Department announced it has charged 24-year-old charged Montavius S. Davis with first-degree murder.

Detectives said they continue to investigate and more arrests are expected.

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