Tuesday's double fatal shooting in downtown Greenville raises questions on how the suspected gunman will be charged.
Pitt County District Attorney Clark Everett says in a situation where a gunman shoots a target other than their intended victim, the shooter can be charged with an array of offenses. Everett says the scenario is called transferred intent.
Depending on the details of the crime, the suspect can be charged with anything from first degree murder to involuntary manslaughter.
Greenville police are looking 32 year-old James Richardson in the deaths of ECU student, 21 year-old Landon Blackley, and the manager of the 5th street Michaelangelos Pizza, 28 year-old Andrew Kirby.
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