Man Wanted For Weekend Pitt County Shooting In Jail

The search is over for a man accused of being involved in a shooting in Pitt County Saturday night.

Pitt County Detention Center deputies said Gregory Dixon of Fountain was arrested around 9:45 p.m. Monday.

Deputies were looking for Dixon after he shot Timothy Bynum during a fight about a woman on Best Drive Saturday night. Bynum was shot in the forearm and has been treated for his wound.

Dixon faces several charges including assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill.

Dixon is now waiting for his first appearance in court and is being held on a $101,000 bond.



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A weekend shooting has left one man wounded and another one on the run from lawmen.

Pitt County deputies are searching for Gregory Dixon of Fountain.

He is wanted for the Saturday night shooting of Timothy Bynum on Best Drive.

Deputies say Bynum and others were sitting in front of his home when Dixon was dropped off. The two began arguing about a woman, and it escalated into a fist fight. Witnesses say Dixon pulled out a black handgun and shot Bynum in the left forearm.

The victim was treated and released from Vidant Medical Center.

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Dixon should call the Pitt County Sheriff's Office at (252) 830-4141 or Crime Stoppers at (252) 758-7777.


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