UPDATE: Goldsboro man charged with attempted murder in October shooting

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WITN)- A man has been charged with attempted murder more than a month after a teenager was shot.

Goldsboro police charged Sha'Kur Brewington, 20, with attempted first degree murder.

Officers say Brewington shot Shemar Lewis, 17, of Goldsboro, back on October 3 on N. James Street. Lewis was airlifted to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville for life-threatening injuries.

Police say Brewington was already in custody in the Wayne County jail for unrelated charges. He is being held under a $1 million bond on the attempted murder charge and is due in court Wednesday afternoon.


Police are investigating a broad daylight shooting in one Eastern Carolina city.

Goldsboro Police say that officers responded around 1:44 p.m. to a shooting in the 1200 block of N. James Street.

Officers say they found Shemar Lewis, 17, of Goldsboro, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Lewis was taken to Wayne UNC Health Care for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.