Wilson Man Dies In Shooting

Wilson Police found a man suffering from a gunshot wound around 12:22am Sunday after responding to a 911 call in the 600 block of Lincoln Street.

Officers said they found the victim lying in the roadway.  Officers began resuscitation efforts until Wilson Fire-Rescue Services and Wilson County EMS personnel arrived.

Authorities said the victim, 31 year-old Harry Evangelist Beecher was suffering from a gunshot wound to his chest and died from his injuries. The investigation into Beecher’s death is still ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding the fatal shooting is asked to contact the Wilson Police Department at 252-399-2323 or WilsonCrime Stoppers at 252-243-2255.