Wayne County Deputies responded to 328 Weaver Road in Goldsboro on Saturday in reference to a shooting. Upon their arrival, they found Mr. Brooks Allen Taylor in the backyard of his residence with a gunshot wound to his chest.
Paramedics arrived on the scene and pronounced Mr. Brooks Taylor deceased.
Investigators from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office responded and made contact with Mr. Jeffery Shane Taylor on the scene. Mr. Jeffrey Taylor admitted to shooting his brother after he and his brother had a confrontation. Mr. Jeffrey Taylor advised that his brother Mr. Brooks Taylor advanced on him with a weapon and that Mr. Jeffrey Taylor was concerned for his safety. Mr. Jeffrey Taylor was transported to The Wayne County Sheriff’s Offiice Annex for questioning.
Upon completing the crime scene and the investigation, and after consultation with the Wayne County District Attorney’s Office, it was concluded that no charges will be filed.