GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – The Greenville Police Department had made an arrest in the shooting of a 16-year-old over the weekend.
It happened around 5:30 p.m. Saturday on Ridge Place.
Officers arrested Donnie Dixon on Wednesday. The 27-year-old was charged with first-degree attempted murder.
Police say 16-year-old Tayfield Smith was shot and taken to Vidant Medical Center. Police say his injured appeared to be non-life threatening.
Officers are still working on a motive, but at this point do not appear this was a random incident.
Police say the shooting is under investigation.
Dixon was taken the Pitt County Detention Center and given a $2-million bond.
Anyone with information should contact Greenville Police at 252-329-4315 or Crime Stoppers at 252-758-7777.