NEW INFO: Greene County Man Shot In Jaw

A Greene County man who was shot in the face is listed in stable condition at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

Greene County Sheriff Lemmie Smith says 58-year-old Aquillo Blount of Apple Tree Rd. near Stantonsburg heard something in his barn, so he stuck his head outside around 3 a.m. Friday. That's when Blount was shot in the jaw, according to Sheriff Smith.

Sheriff Smith says Blount's wife and children were home during the shooting but were not hurt.

Sheriff Smith says Blount is in stable condition at Vidant in Greenville.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Greene County Sheriff's Office at (252) 747-3411.



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A Greene County man was rushed to the hospital early Friday morning after he was shot in the face.

Greene County Sheriff Lemmie Smith says 58-year-old Aquillo Blount of Apple Tree Rd. near Stantonsburg heard something in his barn, so he stuck his head outside. That's when Blount was shot in the jaw, according to Sheriff Smith.

Blount was taken to the hospital. It's not clear how serious his injuries are at this time.

Sheriff Smith says Blount's wife and children were home during the shooting but were not hurt.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Greene County Sheriff's Office at (252) 747-3411.


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