posted by Preston (David) McNeill posted
Whiteville Police responded to a shooting at Sandy Apartments
On October 25th, Whiteville Police responded
to the scene of a shooting in the Sandy Apartments. Upon arriving, a
single man victim was located and transported to Columbus County
Hospital for treatment. The victim, Tony Baker of Whiteville, NC. later
succumbed to his injures. Whiteville Police Investigation Service
Division alone with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation
conducted a joint investigation into the shooting.
On November 23rd, an
investigator with the Whiteville Police Department with the State Bureau
of Investigations took into custody Leroy Moor Jr. of Fayetteville, NC,
and charged him with the 1st-degree murder of the victim, Tony Baker.
Moor was taken into custody in Fayetteville N.C., by the Whiteville
Police and the SBI. They transported him back to Columbus County without
incident. Mr. Moor is currently under no bond at the Columbus
County Detention Facility
Photo and news release credit Whiteville Police Department
Previously arrested in Columbus County
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