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Washington Police make arrest in shooting, attempted robbery that injured two

Published: Jul. 6, 2020 at 12:22 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 14, 2020 at 12:26 PM EDT
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WASHINGTON, N.C. (WITN) - Police say they've arrested a man for an attempted armed robbery that ended with one person shot and another injured.

Washington Police say that Christopher Freeman, 28, of Washington, has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, assault with a deadly weapon intent to kill, discharging a firearm into occupied property, attempted armed robbery, and injury to personal property.

Police say on July 6th, officers responded to the 900 block of N. Respess Street for a report of a person shot. There they found Haywood Reddick, Jr. had been shot and Antonio Reddick struck by a weapon in the head and grazed by a bullet in the elbow.

Officials say their investigation led them to securing warrants for Freeman.

Police arrested Freeman on Monday after finding out he was at a home on W. 9th Street.

Freeman is being held on a $260,000 bond.

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Washington Police say they’re investigating an attempted robbery where two people were shot.

Police say around 3:00 a.m. they responded to a shooting in the 900 block of North Respess Street.

When they arrived they found two people suffering from gunshot wounds.

They say Haywood Lee Reddick Jr of Washington was shot in the torso area while Antonio Reddick of Washington was struck by a weapon in the head and grazed by a bullet in the elbow.

Police say the initial vestigation determined that it was an attempted robbery by three suspects.

One suspect has been identified as Christopher Clevon Freeman of Washington. Police says he faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, attempted robbery-dangerous weapon, and discharging a weapon in occupied dwelling.

The investigation is ongoing.

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