Arrest Made In Deadly Bertie County Club Shooting

There has been an arrest for a shooting that killed one man and wounded his brother.

Bertie County Sheriff Greg Atkins tells WITN News that James Perry of Colerain is charged with first degree murder and attempted first degree murder.

Killed at a private club early Sunday morning was Nathaniel Moody, while his brother, Tyrone, was wounded. He is still recovering at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

Perry told authorities that the shooting was in self defense.


Authorities in Bertie County are investigating a weekend shooting that killed one person and wounded a second.

Sheriff Greg Atkins says the shooting happened at a nightclub in Colerain around 3:00 a.m. Sunday.

Dead is 36-year-old Nathaniel Moody, while is 35-year-old brother Tyrone is at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

Atkins says the two brothers got into a fight at the private club on Lua Lane, and the two were shot by a third man. The sheriff says that man claims he shot the two in self-defense and they are still investigating.

No charges have yet been filed. Tyrone Moody is in fair condition at PCMH.


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