Suspect Who Killed Man on Facebook Live Now In Custody

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Police have identified Douglas Cleveland Colson as the suspect in yesterday’s shooting of Prentis Robinson on Facebook live, near Wingate University.

Douglas Colson

Wingate Police say Colson was taken into custody after his sister took him to turn himself in.

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WINGATE, N.C. — Police are investigating a homicide that happened Monday morning on Jerome Street in Union County.

Prentis Robinson was reportedly broadcasting live on Facebook when the shooting happened. He can be heard saying “You’re on live!” several times before getting shot in the video.

Prentis Robinson

Wingate University was placed on lockdown while police investigate.