Monroe Police searching for armed and dangerous murder suspect

The shooting happened at approximately 4:47 p.m. near 1211 Boyte Street.
One person was killed after being shot multiple times on Boyte Street in Monroe.
Published: Apr. 23, 2022 at 8:40 PM EDT
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MONROE, N.C. (WBTV) - The Monroe Police Department has issued warrants for the arrest of a murder suspect after one person was killed in a shooting on Saturday afternoon.

Billy Rashawn Barrino, 24, is wanted for first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He is considered armed and dangerous.

The murder took place April 23 at approximately 4:47 p.m. near 1211 Boyte Street. Jaleel Takeem Nivens, 24 was shot several times and was transported to Atrium Main where he was pronounced deceased.

According to police, the incident occurred near the street with numerous witnesses to the shooting.

Barrino is 5-foot-6 and 150 pounds.

The Monroe Police Department (MPD) is requesting any information that could lead to an arrest. If anyone has any information, they can contact MPD at 704-282-4700 or the Union County Crime Stoppers at 704-283-5600.

There is also a potential cash reward of $5,000.

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