UPDATE: Suspect Charged In Havelock Shooting

Havelock police say the suspect has been charged following a shooting where both the victim and suspect are in the hospital.

It happened around 12:10 p.m at Pine Ridge Apartments on McCotter Boulevard.

Neighbors say an 18-year-old man was shot. Namar Small was airlifted to Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

Police tell us the suspect, 22-year-old Jerry Whitfield was sent to CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern. He has since been charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill and possession of a weapon of mass destruction because he had a sawed off shotgun.

Police say the motive for the shooting appears to be domestic in nature.


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  • by Adrianna Dunbar <3 Location: morehead cityy on Mar 24, 2011 at 07:01 AM
    namar is a great guy, he did the rightt thing, hope hes okay, love you namar <3
  • by ED Location: Mrcy on Mar 23, 2011 at 05:43 AM
    Pitt County please fix the fence.don't let any other thugs out to wonder our way.
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      by BJ on Mar 23, 2011 at 08:40 AM in reply to ED
      I agree with you about Pitt County. Does any one want to buy a cheap townhouse.... I hate living in Greenville because of the crime.. It is getting so bad here. Not a place I would recommend. I had a fender bender in a parken lot and it took the police 1 1/2 hours to get from one side of town to the other.... Thank God no one was hurt. Hope Phat Boi is ok and will recover.
  • by Anonymous on Mar 23, 2011 at 04:14 AM
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      by offended on Mar 23, 2011 at 05:26 PM in reply to
      Reallyyyy?! Namar is a great guy and for you to say this in a time of distress is so disrespectful and you should be ashamed of that comment.
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        by Adrianna Dunbar <3 on Mar 24, 2011 at 07:02 AM in reply to offended
        i agreeee!
  • by The Family Location: Newport NC on Mar 22, 2011 at 12:49 PM
    Phat Boi we love you and we are praying for you.
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      by friends<3 on Mar 23, 2011 at 06:23 AM in reply to The Family
      We love you phat <3 be strong
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        by Beyer Family on Mar 23, 2011 at 04:03 PM in reply to friends<3
        To the small family my prayers are with you during your time of need.
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      by Friend<3 on Mar 23, 2011 at 05:25 PM in reply to The Family
      Love you namar! my prayers are with you and your family <3 much love
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