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Adrian Tynrell Horne: NC suspect, 43, on the run after shooting 2 dead and injuring 2

Adrian Tynrell Horne fled with a female victim and a child in a Buick. The body of the woman was found in the vehicle and the child was hospitalized
Adrian Tynrell Horne is wanted for shooting dead 2 and injuring 2 in Wilson, North Carolina (Wilson County Sheriff's Office)
Adrian Tynrell Horne is wanted for shooting dead 2 and injuring 2 in Wilson, North Carolina (Wilson County Sheriff's Office)

WILSON, NORTH CAROLINA: Police were searching Edgecombe County on Tuesday, August 31, for a man suspected of shooting two people in Wilson city. Deputies responded to reports of shots being fired in the 3500 block of London Church Road in the afternoon on Aug 31. One man was found dead and two women were found injured by gunshots. The suspect had left the area in a Buick with another woman whose body has been discovered inside the vehicle and the child has been hospitalized.

Of similar incidents from the recent past, a manhunt was launched for Jeffrey David Powell from South Carolina at the beginning of August. He had shot three people in a house shooting, all of whom died. Powell was arrested on August 2 in Florida. In May, Farrakhan Muhammad had opened fire in New York's Time Square which left three people injured including a child. After a four-day manhunt, Muhammad was arrested in Florida while he was reportedly eating lunch outside a McDonald's parking lot. A military couple Edward and Brenda McDaniel were fatally shot in their front lawn in March this year. Two twenty-something men Ronnie Marshall and D'Angelo Strand were arrested and charged with their murder. 


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Who is Adrian Tynrell Horne?

Adrian Tynrell Horne, the 43-year-old man from Macclesfield is described as being 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing 220 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white hooded sweatshirt. He was seen getting into a champagne-colored, 2000s model GMC Yukon with black rims in southern Edgecomb County fleeing the scene with a woman and a child, according to authorities. 

The Buick was later discovered some 20 miles away from where Horne first fled. The Buick which appeared like it had been shot multiple times was found near Otter Creek Church Road and Cedar Creek Lane in Edgecomb County. The woman was found dead inside the vehicle, authorities said, but the child was found alive and was rushed to a nearby hospital. The two injured women were admitted to the hospital as well, their condition, as well as the child's, were unknown as of Aug 31 evening. 

Deputies from Wilson and Edgecomb counties and State Troopers Highway Patrol were looking for Horne. He is wanted for two counts of first-degree murder. The incident is not being investigated as random. Anyone with information of his whereabouts is asked to call the Wilson County Sheriff's Office at 252-237-2118.