NEW INFO: Man Shot While At Work

By: Christine Kennedy
By: Christine Kennedy

Police are still looking for a gunman who opened fire on a man pouring concrete Wednesday.

Nassar Mack was shot while working at the Craven Terrace housing complex on sidewalks around 4:30 p.m.

Police say the 28-year-old Mack was able to walk to a nearby apartment and call police.

The gunman is described as a black man, wearing a navy New York Yankees hat, white t-shirt and jeans.

Anyone with information should contact New Bern police at 252-633-2020.

A construction worker pouring concrete for a sidewalk is shot on the job.

It happened Wednesday afternoon at the Craven Terrace Apartments in New Bern at around 4:30.

New Bern police say that the victim was part of a construction crew doing work at the housing complex.

Officials have not released the victim's name, but say he is at Carolina East Medical Center and will likely recover.

Police are searching for the shooter.

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  • by Bob Location: Belhaven on Jul 16, 2009 at 04:45 PM
    Amazing, a Thug shoots someone trying to help fix up low income housing. Wonder if the Thug lives there? Was it a drive by? A honest man working shot by a Thug with nothing better to do, like get a job or maybe he was getting off work? not likely!
  • by voter Location: nc on Jul 16, 2009 at 04:01 PM
    and the common denominator between all these cities is what??
  • by Wolfgang Location: Chocowinity,NC on Jul 16, 2009 at 11:03 AM
    Maybe New Burn Should put out a Sign as you enter the City Limits " Welcome to New Burn, Warning watch out for Sniper fire ". I do not get it last time is was there it was a very nice place to visit,and some good places to dine. Oh well there goes another NC town to crime.
  • by Clifton Location: Washington on Jul 16, 2009 at 04:11 AM
    That area need to be bulldozed down. More crap happens there than downtown Greenville.
  • by MrT Location: LaNC on Jul 15, 2009 at 07:21 PM
    New Bern , what is going on. Are you all trying to take the Thugville title away from Greenville?
  • by David Location: Kinston on Jul 15, 2009 at 07:21 PM
    When they catch the shooter they should bury him in concrete.

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