UPDATE: Search Underway For New Bern Gunman

The search is on for the shooter who fired from a vehicle and hit a man in New Bern early Saturday morning.

Police have now identified the victim as 19 year-old David King of Magnolia Drive, New Bern. He was taken to Pitt County Memorial Hospital in stable condition.

The shooting happened around 4:30 a.m. in the area of First Avenue and Elm Street. Police say the victim was traveling by foot when he was struck by gunfire from a nearby vehicle. The vehicle then took off.

Police say witnesses were unable to provide a detailed description of the car.

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  • by Laura Location: nc on Aug 29, 2009 at 10:31 AM
    It takes a coward to shoot somebody from a moving vehicle and flee. I hope the victim will be okay and they catch the ones involved and throw the book at them.

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