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UPDATE: Second Morehead City Shooting Suspect Arrested

Officers have arrested a second suspect for the shooting of a 51-year-old man in Morehead City Friday night.

23-year-old Octavian Godette of Morehead City was apprehended at the New Bern bus station around 7 p.m. Sunday.

Godette is charged with attempted first degree murder, conspiracy to commit first degree murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and shooting into an occupied dwelling.

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Officers have arrested a suspect for a shooting in Morehead City Friday night. They continue to search for another suspect on the loose.

22-year-old Timothy Reels, Jr. was arrested in Craven County. He is now in the Carteret County Jail. He is charged with attempted first degree murder, discharging a weapon in an occupied property, and felony conspiracy. He was given a $250 thousand dollar bond.

The shooting happened at a home on Avery street around 11 p.m. Friday night. 51-year-old Freddie Gibbs was injured in the shooting, he is now in the hospital.

No further details have been released about what led to the shooting.

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Lawmen are investigating a shooting they say happened just before eleven Friday night at 1508 Avery Street in Morehead City.

They say the victim Freddie Gibbs was shot once. Gibbs was airlifted to Pitt County Memorial Hospital, his condition is unknown.

Officers are looking for two suspects who they say fled the scene.


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