On Wednesday, November 25, Duplin County 911 Communications received several calls at approximately 5:25 am in reference to someone that had been shot in the parking lot of a local processing plant. The victim found at the scene was identified as 29-year-old Darius Atkins from Wayne County.
According to the Duplin County Sheriff’s Office, have developed a case against 34-year-old Antwan Terrell Wright of Wayne County and a warrant has been issued for the charge of Murder of Atkins.
Investigators are now trying to locate Wright who is believed to be on the run. The Duplin County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance from the public in locating Wright.
Anyone with information about the incident or the whereabouts of Antwan Terrell Wright is encouraged to contact the Duplin County Sheriff’s Office at 910-296-2150. The Duplin County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $1,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Antwan Terrell Wright.