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UPDATE: Teen Arrested For Greenville Shooting

A teen has been arrested for a Greenville shooting Friday afternoon, and another was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries . Police say they were fighting over a bicycle.

19-year-old Markais Allen is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and possession of a firearm by a felon. Police say he shot 19-year-old Debracy Barnes in the back after they fought over a bike.

Officers responded just after 5:00 p.m. Friday to the 800 block of Fleming Street and arrested Allen a few minutes later about a block away on Tyson Street. A police canine assisted in locating Allen and the weapon used in the shooting.

Allen is being held on a $250,000 bond.

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Greenville police are investigating a shooting Friday afternoon.

It happened shortly after 5:00 p.m. in the 800 block of Fleming Street. Police tell us one man was shot in the back and was alive when he was rushed to Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

A few minutes later police apprehended a suspect about a block away on Tyson Street. It all happened near the old Sadie Saulter School.

Greenville police remain at the scene.

Stay with WITN News and witn.com for more on this developing story.


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