Arrest Made In Mobile Home Park Shooting

One man has been arrested for a shooting in Pitt County that happened earlier this summer.

Authorities in Raleigh arrested Michael Tyson, Jr. on charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill.

Deputies say he and another man shot Dante Jones at Matthew's Mobile Home Park outside of Farmville on June 23rd.

Jones was shot four times, but has since been released from the hospital.

Deputies are still searching for William Price, a second suspect in the shooting.

Tyson is in the Pitt Count jail on a $150,000 bond.


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  • by fiddleplayer Location: somewhere on Sep 22, 2009 at 09:19 AM
    The sheriff's department wrote it off as drug deal gone bad.one stop drug park,go in and get anything from a-z!!!!!
  • by Just Wondering... Location: Wondering.... on Sep 10, 2009 at 07:19 AM
    What ever happened with the internal Sheriff investigation about the guy dogs that were killed that day, with one still on the chain....are they still investigating or have they paid the gentleman off under the scope of the public because the sheriff office was clearly wrong....
  • by Wilma on Sep 9, 2009 at 01:21 PM
    Mike Tyson got arrested???? That's ludicrisp......
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