NEW INFO: Greenville Teen Shot Sunday Evening

Police say the 14-year-old boy was shot in the shoulder.


Greenville police say a teenager was shot Sunday evening on Norcott Circle.

Police say the 14-year-old boy was shot in the shoulder. They tell WITN News that at least two people fired shots at the teen, who was in front of a home in the 1800 block of Norcott circle.

The gunmen took off on foot and right now they have no suspects.

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We are gathering details about a teen getting shot and the ongoing investigation.

Greenville Police say a 14-year-old was shot around 6:00 p.m. Sunday evening, on the 1800 block of Norcott Circle in Greenville. Detectives say no one has been arrested, and the shooting is under investigation. Authorities say the teen's injuries do not appear life-threatening.

Police could not yet release the name or gender of the victim.

We'll post details as they become available.

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  • by Ron on Dec 29, 2009 at 03:31 PM
    To Craziness...then why don't you move back to Atl? We don't need any more ignorant people here. We need more religious people to start speaking up. It is people like you who are helping to bring this country down. Prayer does need to be put back in school and both parents need to take more responsibility for their children. It is people like you who need to stop interfering with MY RIGHTS as a religious person.
  • by Craziness! on Dec 29, 2009 at 01:42 AM
    You religious zealots need to look in the mirror and accept some responsibility!! To even MENTION tax payers dollars going towards placing "religion" in school demonstrates the extent of your close minded ignorance! And to "Data Man": It's just as much the father's responsibility as the mother's to help raise children. Throwing some money on the table each month, usually not as much as you're supposed to legally, and then peacing out does not mean that you're doing your job. Where were the parents of ANY of the children that were involved in the shooting. I've lived all over the US, including Atl, GA and I lock my doors in this dirty ole' town more dilligantly than I EVER did in Atl, and I LIVED downtown! VERY sick and sad! The lights ran better there too, more people yet traffic flowed better.. kind of scary. Obviously, the PD is not up to snuff. If you drive around at night, (I work nights), you see the PO's hanging out in 1 spot, not patrolling by car, foot, or bike!
  • by Citizen on Dec 28, 2009 at 04:35 PM
    I agree somewhat with Data Man. Often times when a child is molested, it's the mother's live-in boyfriend. Why would a woman ever move her children in with her boyfriend? This happens all the time. And believe me, if the mom has a son, he hates the fact that his mother is doing this. Parents please think before you move in with a boyfriend or girlfriend. Please put your children first!
  • by Data Man on Dec 28, 2009 at 04:16 PM
    To ECU Alum, women have been rasing children for years. Stop blaming fathers. When a woman lays down with a man she knows what she is doing. I am not taking up for men but whoever has custody of the child is responsible. I am so tired of people talking about these dead beat dads. Thats just an excuse. You are the type of person that complain just to much.
  • by hope Location: NC on Dec 28, 2009 at 02:54 PM
    I was one of those introduced to the 10 commandments, thou shalt nots, and a few other psalms, & be kind to others... in school. It made a believer out of me. I believe in a higher power that will judge those that steal, murder, etc.
  • by wake up on Dec 28, 2009 at 12:35 PM
    neither condoms nor birth control nor God nor lack of prayer pulled the trigger. these idiots did it all on their own. it is not the government's responsibility to raise our children, introduce them to religion, or foster their relationship with God. public education was instituted to ensure that every child had the opportunity to succeed in his/her life. if you want your kids to learn about God outside of church, enroll them in a private christian (or whatever religion you are) school. if you can't afford it, that's not my problem. my tax money is not to be used for religious purposes.
  • by tammie Location: greenville on Dec 28, 2009 at 10:40 AM
    to hope im with u they took prayer out of school but put condems and birth control in and they wonder whats wrong with our schools. its our goverment doing all this we really need to pray for our leaders n this country
  • by hey on Dec 28, 2009 at 10:20 AM
    do you really think you can reduce this insanity to the removal of God from schools? have you considered that NOT ALL PEOPLE are the same religion as you? would you have your child attend a school where krishna or allah is shoved down their throats? you know you wouldn't. stop trying to shove your religious beliefs upon others. it's narrow-minded and offensive.
  • by bob Location: greenville on Dec 28, 2009 at 09:57 AM
    So thats three people shot over Christmas weekend. Not too bad Greenville.
  • by hope Location: NC on Dec 28, 2009 at 09:24 AM
    To enc, Don't blame the church. The people have booted God out of schools.
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