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North Carolina Who Police Say Fatally Shot His Child's Mother And Wounded Another Family Member Arrested: Report

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Source: Littleton Police Department; MEGA

Apr. 24 2022, Published 9:02 a.m. ET

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A North Carolina man who police say fatally shot the mother of his child and injured the child's grandmother was arrested April 22, according to a report.

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WNCN-TV reports that Jamazia Tillery, a sex offender and felon, was arrested April 22 in Raleigh, North Carolina in connection to a shooting that took place April 19.

Police located Tillery in Raleigh after receiving tips from police in Roanoke, Virginia and Halifax County, North Carolina. Halifax was the lead agency on the case, according to WNCN.

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Littleton and state police and the United States Marshals Service conducted a manhunt for Tillery, 23, after he allegedly fatally shot Montasisa Arrington, 21, and struck Terea Arrington in the hip at a Halifax County apartment in the 100 block of Little Drive on April 19, WNCN reports.

Teresa Arrington had non-life-threatening injuries and has been released from the hospital. Tillery's daughter, 2, was found safe staying with other family members, according WNCN.

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Tillery was wanted for murder, assault with intent to kill, discharge of a weapon into an occupied dwelling and possession of a firearm by a felon.

WNCN reports Tillery is being held in the Wake County Detention Center in North Carolina.

littleton
Source: Littleton Police Department; MEGA
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