On Friday, the Goldsboro Police Department responded to the 500 block of Corney Street in reference to a ShotSpotter alert. Moments later, information was received that a subject had been shot at 712 Corney Street. The victim, 52-year-old Wilbert Barrett, Jr. of Goldsboro, was sitting on the porch of the residence when someone in a vehicle traveling south on Gulley Street reportedly fired shots toward the apartment. Barrett was struck in the leg and was subsequently transported to Wayne UNC Health Care for treatment. He was treated for non-life threatening injuries and released. The Goldsboro Police Department Investigations Division responded. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this crime, or any other crime in Wayne County area is asked to call or text Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255 or submit a TIP at p3tips.com.