Orange County deputies investigate after man shot to death in front yard

Published On: Mar 21 2014 05:54:37 AM EDT   Updated On: Mar 21 2014 04:30:08 PM EDT

Orange County deputies are investigating after a man was found shot to death in a front yard.


Orange County deputies are asking for the public's help finding two persons of interest after a man was found shot to death in a front yard on Friday morning.

The incident began as a fight between three men outside on a home on Neuse Avenue at 3:30 a.m., deputies said.

Investigators said there was a gathering at the home with at least eight to nine people.

According to deputies, one of the men fired shots and killed 30-year-old Arthur Allain.

The men involved then drove away in a car, but a description of the vehicle is unavailable.

Deputies said it appears the shooting was a result of an altercation that has been escalating.

Friday afternoon, deputies said detectives from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit identified two persons of interest whom they believe can provide additional information in the fatal shooting.

Deputies are asking for the public's help finding Tyrone Brown and Canellious Jenkins (pictured, right).

Family members were at the home, overcome with emotion as the victim's body lay in the front yard.

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