Greenville Man ID'ed As Victim In New Bern Double-Shooting

By: April Davis
By: April Davis

A Greenville man has been identified as one the man killed this weekend in a double shooting in New Bern.

New Bern police say Darius Bradley was identified through fingerprints.

Police say the shooting happened Friday night the 1600 block of Race Track Road.

Detectives believe the two men were shot during a drug deal. According to investigators, two men were invited inside the home on Race Track Road where the altercation began. Both men suffered gunshot wounds and were airlifted to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

22-year-old Ricky Roberson of Greenville was treated and released.

Police have not yet said whether anyone has been arrested in the case.

The 23-year-old Bradley had pending drug charges in both Beaufort and Pitt counties. Those included felony trafficking of opium or heroin.


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New Bern Police say one person is dead as a result of Friday’s double shooting at the 1600 block of Race Track Road. Detectives are working to identify the man and notify next of kin.

Detectives believe the 2 men were shot during a drug deal. According to investigators, two men were invited inside the home on Race Track Road where the altercation began. Both men suffered gunshot wounds and were airlifted to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

22-year-old Ricky Roberson of Greenville was treated and released. The other man died from his injuries Saturday, but his names has not been released.

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New Bern police are investigating a Friday night shooting where two people were injured.

Around 10:55 p.m. police responded to a report of gunshot victims inside of a residence in the 1600 block of Race Track Rd.

Police have identified one victim as 22-year-old Ricky Roberson of Greenville. They have not yet identified the second victim.

Both victims were flown to Vidant Medical Center.

The investigation is ongoing.


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