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Neighbor Dispute Ends In Gunfire

A dispute between neighbors ends in gunfire with one in the hospital and the other in jail.

Greenville police say 59 year-old Melvin King shot Edward Battle with a shotgun Wednesday night during an argument at 1814-B Hopkins Drive. Battle is listed in fair condition.

King is charged with assault with a deadly weapon and is in the Pitt County Detention Center under a $100,000 bond. He has a cut on his chin police say he received when he fired the shotgun.

Police did not say what they were arguing about.


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