WANTED: 21-year-old sought in deadly shooting

WANTED: 21-year-old sought in deadly shooting
Nicholas Locklear

ROBESON COUNTY, NC (WMBF) – Authorities are searching for a 21-year-old who they said shot and killed another man.

Robeson County deputies are looking for Nicholas Locklear of Lumber Bridge in connection to the shooting death of 29-year-old Mitchell Emanuel. Locklear faces a first-degree murder charge.

Deputies were called Friday morning to a home on Chris Road where they found Emanuel suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

He was taken to Southeastern Medical Center where he later died from his injuries.

Emanuel’s death is being investigating by the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office Homicide and Criminal Investigations Divisions.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the case or Locklear’s whereabouts is asked to call 910-671-3170.

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