Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Suspect Charged For Attempted Murder

Suspect Charged For Attempted Murder

At approximately 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, the Goldsboro Police Department’s “A-Shift” responded to the 300 block of W. Grantham Street to investigate a possible shooting incident. Upon their arrival, they determined that a suspect and victim were both still on-scene. Investigators with the Criminal Investigations Division responded and initiated an investigation. It was determined that the suspect, Edgar Smith of Goldsboro, shot the victim, Willie Hurst. Hurst was transported to Vidant Medical Center in order to receive medical treatment for a gunshot injury to his chest. The victim’s condition is not known at this time.  The suspect in this case received medical treatment at Wayne UNC Healthcare.  After being released from the hospital, Smith was transported to the Wayne County Magistrate’s office where he was charged with Attempted First Degree Murder, and was held under a $200,000 secured bond.

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