Early morning shooting Sunday
Published 6:08 pm Monday, September 8, 2008
MERRY HILL – An early morning party was the scene of a shooting here Sunday.
According to Bertie County Sheriff Greg Atkins, a Merry Hill man was shot once in each leg after an altercation at the Merry Hill Community Center. The incident was reported at approximately 3 a.m.
The victim, William Majette, 21 of Merry Hill, was shot twice and airlifted to Pitt Memorial Hospital. Atkins said the man’s injuries did not appear life-threatening.
The sheriff said an investigation was under way and that a suspect had been developed, but did not elaborate.
Anyone with information about the shooting or the person responsible is urged to call the Bertie County Sheriff’s Office at 794-5330.