Greensboro man arrested in 2014 homicide has murder charge dismissed

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro man pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a felon Friday and had first-degree murder and other charges dismissed.

Moses Wilson, 35, of 3209 Orange St., was charged with first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, discharging a weapon into occupied property inflicting serious bodily injury and discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling.

Those charges were dismissed after the Guilford County District Attorney’s Office deemed Wilson’s case one of self-defense, said Howard Neumann, chief assistant district attorney. Wilson appeared in Guilford County Superior Court on Friday and was sentenced to 21 to 35 months in prison for the firearm charge.

Read more: Greensboro News & Record

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