UPDATE: Three more in custody following shooting in Whiteville that injured one
WHITEVILLE, N.C. (WECT) - Whiteville Police responded to a shots fired call around 3:30 p.m. Thursday near Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. and West Lewis St.
Officers arrested Brice Pridgen and charged him with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injuries with intent to kill. According to Chief Doug Ipock, additional charges are pending.
Pridgen is being held under a $25,000 secure bond at the Columbus County Detention Center.
The Whiteville Police Department arrested three more individuals on Jan. 17 in connection to this case.
Antonio Alex Dobie, Brayshaun Zachary Davis and Bradley O’Brian Pridgen were charged with discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling and going armed to the terror of the public. Dobie’s secured bond was originally set at $10,000, Davis’s was set to $1 million secured and Bradley Pridgen’s was set to $1 million secured.
“The subject who suffered injury was treated and released on scene,” a press release from WPD said. “During the investigation 2 - 9mm pistols, 1- 7.62 Riley Defense long gun, and 1- 5.56 Delton long gun was recovered. The 7.62 Riley Defense long gun was stolen.”
The incident is still under investigation.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective J. Ward at 910-642-5111. The caller can remain anonymous.
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