A fight that police say began inside a Greenville nightclub has left a high school student critically injured while another teen is in jail for trying to kill her.
Shaquille Cannon was arrested today on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, inflicting serious injury.
Greenville police say they got a call around 12:20 a.m. near the FUZION nightclub on West Fifth Street for a large fight. Later Pitt County Memorial Hospital called to say the victim, Jennifer Godley, was critically injured after being hit in the head with a blunt object.
The 16-year-old Godley is a ninth grader at North Pitt High School.
Police say their investigation shows a large fight between several groups of teenage girls began inside the nightclub and it spilled out into the parking lot and then to Nash Street near West Third Street. Police say they believe that's where Godley was assaulted.
The 17-year-old Cannon is still being processed by Greenville police.
In December one man was killed and another wounded during a shooting at the nightclub parking lot.