US Marshal’s Task Force Takes Down North Carolina Murder Suspect In Newark

Yesterday, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, U.S. Marshal Michael C. McGowan announced the arrest of Colby Wilson by The United States Marshals Service (USMS) First State Fugitive Task Force in Newark.

McGowan said Colby Wilson, 24, of Kinston, North Carolina, was wanted by the Kinston Police Department on charges of First Degree Murder, Attempted First Degree Murder, and Assault With a Deadly Weapon With Intent to Kill. The alleged charges are in connection to a deadly shooting on February 8, 2020 in Kinston, North Carolina.

Kinston Police responded to the shooting on that Saturday evening and found 27-year-old Randall Andrews suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was later taken to UNC Lenoir Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Another man, 26, was also injured in the shooting was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The USMS First State Fugitive Task Force developed information that Wilson, a known gang member and extremely dangerous, had fled North Carolina to evade law enforcement following the February 8, 2020 incident, according to McGowan.

Wilson was ultimately apprehended by the members of the United States Marshals Service First State Fugitive Task Force and New Castle County Police Department after a month-long fugitive investigation. Wilson was subsequently turned over to the New Castle County Police Department pending extradition to North Carolina.

The U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force in the District of Delaware is comprised of state, county, and local police agencies including: Delaware State Police, Delaware State Probation and Parole, Wilmington Police Department, New Castle County Police Department, Milford Police Department, Dover Police Department, and the University of Delaware Police Department.