Just before 11 a.m. Thursday, Goldsboro Police officers responded to the 1500 building of Day Circle to investigate a report of a shooting. Officers found 50-year-old Tangia M. Etheridge of Goldsboro suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. EMS responded and attempted life saving measures but Etheridge succumbed to her injuries.
The Investigations Division and Crime Scene Unit responded and began an investigation. Through the course of the investigation, a suspect was developed. A warrant was secured on 19-year-old T’shon D. Swinson of Goldsboro for an open count of Murder in regards to the shooting. With help from members of the community, Swinson was located near the 1900 building of Day Circle by officers on scene at approximately 12:45 p.m. He was taken into custody without incident. Swinson was placed in the custody of the Wayne County Detention Center under “no bond.”
B-Shift Patrol, VICE, the ATF Task Force, and the U.S. Marshals Task Force assisted in the investigation and apprehension of the suspect.