Update: Police Make Arrest In New Bern Homicide

By: Dave Jordan, Cassandra Bell
By: Dave Jordan, Cassandra Bell

New Bern police have a suspect behind bars charged with an open count of murder.

Police arrested Robert Lee Savage Junior for a shooting that happened at 822 Green Street. Officers say when they arrived at the home just after 7:30 Friday night, they found Savage trying to leave the scene.

Police detained him and when they went inside the home, they found the victim dead from an apparent gunshot wound. Savage is in the Craven County jail.

The identiy of the victim has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

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