Teenager Shot In Greenville

A teenager was shot in his own home on Christmas Day.

Pitt County Sheriff's Office says 18 year- old Alberto Coronado was celebrating the holidays with guests on Christmas Day when three men burst in with guns drawn and demanded money.

During the robbery Coronado was shot in the shoulder. The robbers then ran from the home towards Highway Thirty Three.

Coronado was taken to PCMH to be treated.
Lawmen are still on the hunt for the robbers.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the Pitt County Sheriff's office.

Their number is 252.902.2800


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  • by william Location: rocky mount on Dec 31, 2008 at 06:19 AM
    Correction. Just had 15th murder in RM. my apology for the error
  • by Tad Location: Jamesville on Dec 30, 2008 at 05:09 PM
    There goes WITN censoring me again...and it wasn't even some of my best stuff. I'll try again. me from williamston, this is just another somebody got shot story, why would I comment. It happens alot around Greenville, Rocky Mt, Kinston, etc. I feel sorry for the guy who got shot, but it sounds a lot like a lot of other stories. That fact that you don't like me posting will not make me stop or post more to bother you or anything. Because you really don't matter.
  • by william Location: rocky mount on Dec 30, 2008 at 01:34 PM
    Hey, wait a minute. We're the #1 thug city here in Rocky Mount. Just had our 18th murder of the year. And we'll fight to stay on top.
  • by Phil Location: Greenville on Dec 30, 2008 at 08:39 AM
    That is why you need guns in every room in the house!! People, if we don't start taking back our street's we will all be a victim of this!! Don't be stupid and think the police will protect you!! The only thing there good for is showing up after the fact!!!
  • by Anonymous on Dec 29, 2008 at 07:26 PM
    this happened in Pitt County in a trayler park not in G ville
  • by ME Location: williamston on Dec 29, 2008 at 07:23 PM
    Everybody WAIT A Minute Please... Here is a story that has been up for a few days, and look......NO "TAD POLE". Where are you? Did you leave without saying good bye? Or did you go on down to the Chuck wagon and grab yourself a snack? Seeing that you must be hungry from being on WITN ALL DAY. BTW, push away from the keyboard from time to time. Some people getting really bored. And no I am not Alpha, I'm ME....
  • by johnathan mason Location: kinston on Dec 29, 2008 at 05:12 PM
    why is we have new law
  • by frank Location: eastern nc on Dec 29, 2008 at 01:50 PM
    To Vince, you say Greenville is "thug city?" Are you basing that on the amount of "thugs" per capita, for a city of its size, etc., or what? Are you sure other NC cities like Durham, Charlotte, Greensboro/Winston-Salem, even Wilmington don't rival Greenville in thuggeries? I do admit that GVL is pretty rough for a city in this part of the state but when you say the city is known as "thug city" by the rest of NC...well I'd bet that people in Charlotte for example would rather be in Greenville! Or maybe I need to swear off the booze for the new year to clear my thinking.
  • by Sam Location: Williamston on Dec 29, 2008 at 11:33 AM
    How dare those gunmen go inside and do that, ruining a Christmas celebration of family members just so they can get some money. If it was my family that got broken into, I would be the one risking jail time just for at least trying to knock them out with my baseball bat or a frying pan. That is one of the worst things that those gunmen could ever do. It shows how heartless and sorry they are.
  • by J Location: Gville on Dec 29, 2008 at 05:52 AM
    Im with you Bob, You keep the change. LOL nice one. Funny one from you too Whos Fault. Coincidence that it happened? i think not! Too bad it happened to a cool looking building.
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