On May 23rd around 8:30 am, Halifax County Deputies responded to a shooting near the intersection of 11th Street and Elm Street in Weldon. Deputies found a male victim that had been shot in the abdomen area. The victim was taken to Vidant North and later transferred to a trauma unit. Investigation led by Detective R.G. Jenkins and deputies of D- Squad led to warrants being obtained on Raheem Dashaun Shearin, 25, of Weldon which was later arrested and charged with Attempted Murder and Assault with a Deadly Weapon inflict serious injury with intent to kill. Mr. Shearin was placed in the Halifax County Detention Center with a $150,000 bond and a court date of July 15 pending.
The victim is in serious condition however stable at this time.
The motive is still under investigation.