A suspect is arrested for a Goldsboro shooting that injured an infant.
Just after 6 PM Friday, the Goldsboro Police Department responded to the 1900 block of Day Circle to investigate a Shot Spotter alert of multiple shots being fired. A vehicle was spotted leaving the area at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was followed to Wayne UNC Healthcare. The driver exited the vehicle with a 2-year old child who appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound to the leg. The child was taken for treatment and transported to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. The victim is expected to be released from the hospital soon.
During the course of the investigation, a suspect was developed. Saturday, a juvenile petition and subsequent secure custody order were obtained for a 17-year-old male suspect from Goldsboro. The charges are 4 counts of Attempted 1st Degree Murder and 1 count of Discharge a Weapon int Occupied Property wit Serious Injury. The juvenile suspect was taken into custody without incident in the 1300 block of Day Circle Saturday evening. The suspect was transported to the Pitt Regional Juvenile Center.
The investigation continues and additional arrests are anticipated.