Teen charged with murder after fight led to shooting, Goldsboro police say

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — A teenager is charged with murder after turning himself in Friday in connection with a shooting earlier this month, according to the Goldsboro Police Department.

Police said Tysher Davis, 18, of Goldsboro, turned himself in without incident around 4:30 p.m. in connection with the June 5 shooting death of Vorteryahj Sanders, 21, of Dudley.

Around 5:47 p.m. that evening, officers said they were called to the 1600 block of S. John Street in reference to shots fired.

When officers arrived, they said they found Davis, who had been shot.

He was taken to the hospital and has since been released before turning himself in Friday, according to police.

While officers were on scene, they said they were also called to the 300 block of Hollowell Avenue in reference to an unresponsive subject.

Police said they found Sanders inside a vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound and who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Based on an initial investigation, police said Sanders was involved in the incident on S. John Street. They said the two victims knew each other and were allegedly involved in a confrontation before the shooting.



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Davis is now charged with murder and is due in court Monday.

Police said he was taken to the Wayne County Detention Center where he was given no bond.

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