A man died Sunday after a shooting Sunday in the 1200 block of Wilson Lee Boulevard in Statesville.
Police identified the victim as Anthony Eugene Harper, 51, of Statesville.
Desmond O’Neil Thompson, 36, of Iredell County is wanted in connection with the slaying, Statesville police said.
Statesville police said they were called to a residence Wilson Lee Boulevard around 1:30 p.m. Sunday and found Harper wounded inside.
Harper and Thompson had argued prior to the shooting, police said.
Harper was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem by Iredell County EMS, where he died.
A warrant was issued charging Thompson with murder.
Anyone with information about Thompson’s whereabouts is asked to call the Statesville Police Department at 704-878-3406, or Iredell Crime Stoppers at 704-662-1340.