Police charge man with April shooting in New Bern

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) – The New Bern Police Department has made an arrest in an April 15 shooting.

Police arrested 21-year-old Diante Smith on Wednesday.

Smith is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Police say Smith is responsible for a shooting on the 2000 block of New Bern Avenue on April 15.

Smith was taken to the Craven County Jail and given a $50,000 bond.

His first court appearance is scheduled for May 24th.


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