Man arrested in Statesville shooting that killed teenager, police say
Javis Black was taken into custody Tuesday as authorities conducted search warrants on two homes in West Virginia.
STATESVILLE, N.C. (WBTV) - A man wanted for killing a 19-year-old and hurting a 15-year-old in a shooting in Statesville is now in custody, according to the Statesville Police Department.
Statesville police said the U.S. Marshals Service conducted search warrants on two homes in Beckley, West Virginia, Tuesday. During the search warrants, authorities took Javis Black, 22, of Statesville, into custody.
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Black was wanted for the homicide of Zion Wilder and the attempted murder of a 15-year-old boy, who is still in critical condition. Police said Black shot into a home on Goldsboro Avenue earlier this month.
Police said a 14-, 16- and 17-year-old were also in the home at the time of the shooting.
Black is the third person arrested in connection to the shooting. Police said they now have everyone in custody.
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