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Cop shooter found guilty

By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on September 27, 2010 6:05 PM

Jerome Wright, 27, was found guilty today on seven of the eight charges in connection with a June 2008 shooting of Goldsboro Police Officer Clint Hales. He was found not guilty of attempted first-degree murder, but was convicted on the others, including assault on a law enforcement officer and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He was sentenced to serve at least 17 years in prison. For more on the story, see Tuesday's News-Argus.