FIRST ON WITN: Man Charged With Attempted First Degree Murder In Pitt County

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Pitt County Dispatchers confirm that EMS responded to a man reportedly shot in the leg Sunday night .

It's said to have happened on Smith and Jefferson Streets in Bethel. Dispatch said they received the call 5:42 this evening. Jail officials say Anthony Purvis is charged and jailed for attempted first degree murder.

Purvis is in the Pitt County jail under a $750,000 bond. We'll have updates as they become available.


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