Police: Teen Shot To Death As He Tried To Rob New Bern Apartment

By: April Davis
By: April Davis

New Bern Police say Barry Wright Jr. was shot while wearing a mask and forcibly attempting to enter an apartment on Arlington Circle in New Bern. Wright was shot by the resident of that apartment just after midnight Saturday.

Police received a call about an armed robbery and found Wright dead upon their arrival. The investigation into this case is ongoing.

A death investigation is underway in New Bern after a teen was found shot to death at Kensington Park Apartments by police early Saturday morning.

According to police they responded to a call of an attempted robbery on Arlington Circle around 12:38 a.m. When they got there they found 18-year-old Barry Wright Jr. of New Bern dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Police say they person who discharged the weapon is being questioned.

Anyone having information is asked to contact the New Bern Police Department Major Case Unit at (252) 633-2020.

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