Loading...
BYH to the one responding to my plea for beef ribs, saying I had to leave eastern NC or even 'cross the border' to get...

Man arrested in night club shooting

Nehemiah Christopher Austin

Nehemiah Christopher Austin

Loading…

Monday, April 16, 2018

The Pitt County Sheriff Office on Sunday arrested a 21-year-old Greenville man on charges that he shot and seriously wounded another man at a night club near Bethel.

Deputies were called to the Night Train, 5011 N.C. 11 North, about 3:30 a.m. and were told one person had been shot and was taken to the hospital by private vehicle, a news release said. 

Deputies went to Vidant Medical Center to check on the status of the man, later identified as Trabian Takorya Moore, 33, of Greenville. They were told Moore was in surgery. He was in serious condition at Vidant on Monday.

The investigation led deputies to Nehemiah Christopher Austin of 1834 Hop Tyson Road, the news release said. Austin was located in the Pitt County Detention due to being arrested earlier by Greenville Police for driving while license revoked.

Austin was charged with attempted first-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. His bond was $1.5 million.

It was unclear Monday afternoon what prompted the shooting, the news release said. An investigation is continuing.  

Several shootings have been reported at the Night Train, including one that injured four people on June 25. Three people were charged in the shooting — two of them also were among the four who were wounded. 

The owner and a bouncer also were arrested on charges they tried to clean up evidence. The club’s alcohol license was suspended at that time.

Deputies also responded to a shooting that wounded one man at the club On April 9, 2017. That shooting triggered two others, one at a Sheetz in Greenville, authorities said, and a later incident that killed a 30-year-old Greenville man in Kinston.

Deputies also responded to a shooting at the club in September 2014.

Loading…

Humans of Greenville

@HumansofGville

Local photographer Joe Pellegrino explores Greenville to create a photographic census of its people.

Crime and Rescue

April 26, 2018

During the third day of the Park West stabbing trial, a forensic pathologist testified before jurors that Steven Joseph Rouse, 22, a man with Asperger’s Syndrome, died from three lethal stab wounds to his chest and sustained 14 other stab wounds all over his body.

According to police, Rouse…

042618murdertrial-1.jpg

April 26, 2018

An auto business reported damage to its door and theft of a cash register, according to reports from the Greenville Police Department.

According to Greenville police, an employee filed a report after someone damaged the front door and stole items from the Havoline Express Lube and Auto Spa, located…

April 26, 2018

WILSON — Authorities said a missing Pennsylvania woman made it to the Rocky Mount bus station and purchased a ticket but never got on the bus.

Police continue to investigate the disappearance of 32-year-old Sianeh Togbah Sherman who stayed at a Wilson hotel on April 9. Police said on Tuesday…

042618missingwoman.jpg

April 25, 2018

A man involved in a downtown fight early this morning escaped from two assailants after pulling a knife and stabbing them in the legs, the Greenville Police Department reported.

Police were notified about a fight at Fifth and Reade streets shortly before 1 a.m., the department reported. Additional…

April 25, 2018

During opening statements on Tuesday, prosecutors and defense attorneys offered sharply differing versions of the circumstances that led up to an autistic man being stabbed to death on Oct. 19, 2015. in a field near his home in Greenville.

Michael Anthony O'Neal is on trial for first-degree…

042518murdertrial-1.jpg

April 25, 2018

A staff member at J.H. Rose High School filed a police report after someone damaged the front door of a shed on school grounds.

According to the report, the shed was damaged between 7:40 p.m. and 7:51 p.m. on Saturday at the school, located at 600 West Arlington Blvd. Damages to the structure were…

April 25, 2018

ELIZABETH CITY — A 28-year-old man wanted in connection with the recent shooting of his stepfather in the Newland area was apprehended on Tuesday in Pitt County, the Pasquotank County sheriff said.

Deonte Stokley was taken into custody by the Greenville Police Department's violent criminal…

Deonte Stokley.jpg

April 25, 2018

Repeat violent offenders and large drug traffickers across eastern North Carolina were put on notice Monday during a joint press conference by law enforcement agencies in the Twin Counties, surrounding area and federal law enforcement at the Helen P. Gay Rocky Mount Historic Train…

Take Back North Carolina Press Conferece - US Attorney Robert Higdon speaks at press conference.jpg

April 24, 2018

Opening statements and final trial motions are expected to begin this morning as jurors hear the case of a Greenville man accused of stabbing to death an autistic man near a grocery store off of Stantonsburg Road in Greenville.

Michael Anthony O'Neal, 24, of 4302 Evans Street is one of four co-…

Oneal.jpg

April 24, 2018

Two men were arrested and charged with trafficking cocaine after sheriff's deputies found nearly 50 grams of cocaine in one man’s vehicle during a  traffic stop on Friday.

The traffic stop was conducted on U.S. 11 North, just outside of Bethel.

Hunter Joel Dees, 21, and Rashod Thomas…

277 stories in Crime and Rescue. Viewing 1 through 10.
«First Page   «Previous Page        
Page 1 of 28
        Next Page»   Last Page»