Goldsboro -

On September 7th, 2012 Officers with the Goldsboro Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Devereaux Street in reference to a subject being shot. Upon arrival, officers located Donald Lee Mewborn, a 47-year-old black male of 902 Newsome Street, Goldsboro, deceased in the front yard of 1013 Deveraux Street from an apparent gunshot wound.


A further search of the area was conducted and Gary Devon Buckom, a 50-year-old black male of 903-B Marvin Street, Goldsboro, was found deceased in the backyard of 1010 Devereaux Street from an apparent gunshot wound.


Both victims will be sent to the North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Chapel Hill for autopsies.


Anyone with information about the Homicides of Donald Mewborn and Gary Buckom is asked to call the Goldsboro Police Department at 919-580-4212 or Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255.