New Bern Police Ask Public for Information About Shooting Investigation

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On October 8, 2022, at 5:01 p.m., New Bern police officers responded to the 600 block of First Ave., New Bern, NC in reference to a shots fired call for service. Upon arrival, officers located a single victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim’s name is being withheld at this time. They were transported to a local hospital.

Additional information will be released at a later time. This investigation remains active and anyone with information is requested to call the New Bern Police Department at 252-633-2020.

The New Bern Police Department is committed to partnering with the community to create a safe place to live, work and visit. Citizens who wish to remain anonymous are encouraged to utilize the New Bern Police Department’s new Tip411 system by texting the key word NBPDTIP with your tip to 847411. Additional information can be found the New Bern Police Department’s website department/index.php.

For additional information, please contact Lieutenant Donald Mclnnis with the New Bern Police Department at 252-672-4274.

By Patrick L. Gallagher, Chief of Police