Saturday, May 21, 2022
Shooting Victim Perishes, Juvenile Charged With 1st Degree Murder

Shooting Victim Perishes, Juvenile Charged With 1st Degree Murder

Around 4:40 PM Saturday, Goldsboro Police Officers responded to the 200 block of Winslow Circle to investigate a report of a shooting. Upon their arrival they found a subject identified as 19-year-old Costello Z. Reese of Goldsboro suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Reese was transported to Wayne UNC Health by ambulance. He later died from his injuries. 

The GPD’s Investigations Division and Crime Scene Unit responded and began an investigation. Through the course of the investigation, a juvenile suspect was developed. A juvenile petition was secured on a 17-year-old male suspect for 1st Degree Murder in regard to the shooting. Early Sunday morning, the suspect was apprehended oNelson Street in Mount Olive by members of the Goldsboro Police Department, the U.S. Marshals Task Force, and the Mount Olive Police Department. The arrest was without incident. The juvenile suspect was transported to Pitt Regional Juvenile Detention Center for secure custody. 


Officers on-scene at Saturday afternoon’s shooting on Winslow Circle