Man Charged With Trying To Kill Victim

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.


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  • by Earnest Location: Richlands on Mar 28, 2009 at 07:53 PM
    Depends on who started the fight. If someone jumps me, I would probably try to kill them too. With our justice system, they may come back and kill me..I am a peaceful man, but I have to protect my self and my family...
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