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2 Clarkton men sought in fatal shooting

Two Clarkton men are being sought in connection with the fatal shooting of an Elizabethtown man Tuesday morning.

Warrants were issued Wednesday afternoon for Ernest Raysean Grey (R), 23, and Twasjay Roderick Brown (R), 21, on first-degree murder charges in the killing of 23-year-old Jerome Melvin, according to the Bladen County Sheriff's Office.

Grey and Brown are considered armed and dangerous, according to the Sheriff's Office.

If the whereabouts of the suspects are known, call (910) 862-6960 or 911, or the local law enforcement agency in your community.

The shooting took place about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday at a mobile home park off N.C. 242 south of Elizabethtown, said Chief Deputy Rodney Hester. There were other people in the home at the time of the shooting, but no one else was injured. Melvin appeared to have been shot at the front door of the home, according to authorities.

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