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Written by Brian Lee   
Friday, 21 January 2011 00:19

Thursday evening there was a fatal shooting at a Coats Circle apartment in Benson, NC.Montay Murphy

Coats Circle Benson Apartment



20 year old Montay Lashawn Murphy ("Loonie Toon") was shot and killed Thursday night about 9:20PM at the Coats Circle Apartments off of Honeycutt St.

According to the Benson Police Department, Mr Murphy was shot three times in the torso and was pronounced dead at Johnston Medical Center - Smithfield.  They have a suspect in custody.

Town Manager, Matt Zapp, stated " Events of this nature are shocking to a community like Benson.  Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the victim.  The Benson Police Department responded immediately to the call and are working diligently to locate any and all parties involved in this case."

If you have any information please contact the Benson Police Department at 919-894-2091.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 January 2011 10:23

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