‘Armed and dangerous’ suspect wanted for shooting Goldsboro man, police say

Hocutt in a photo from Goldsboro Police.

GOLSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — Authorities in Goldsboro are searching for a man who they say shot another man on Friday.

The incident happened in the 700 Block of North Virginia Street, according to Goldsboro Police.

A 40-year-old man was shot and was transported to Wayne Memorial Hospital via EMS and is being treated for his wounds

“During the course of the initial investigation Nigell Jerome Hocutt was developed as the suspect,” police said in a press release.

Police secured a warrant for Attempted First Degree Murder against Nigell Jerome Hocutt, 28, of 900 North Virginia Street.

“Hocutt is to be considered Armed and Dangerous,” police said.

Anyone with information about this crime or any other crime in Wayne County is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255 or text at 919-222-4230.  Callers will remain anonymous and if your information leads to a felony arrest you will be given a cash reward for the information.  Crime Stoppers gives cash rewards of up to $1,000 for information leading to felony arrests.

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