A 19-year-old Halifax County man is accused of trying to kill another man.
Sherrod Whitaker, of Scotland Neck, was arrested this week.
Whitaker was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.
Police say Whitaker was in a fight with a victim who suffered severe injuries. The victim is expected to live.
Whitaker was put in the Halifax County Jail under a $75,000 bond. His next court date is April 1.