One woman and four men have been charged with attempted first-degree murder after being linked in what police described as a targeted shooting in Greenville on August 2018. 

Bein Means, 19, Jacqueline K. Williams, 18,  William P. Smith, 18, Jabari C. Barrett, 20 and Stevares D. Pendergrast Jr., 19, were charged with attempted first-degree murder, discharging a weapon with city limits and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill.

The Greenville Police Department responded to 603 SE Greenville Boulevard in reference to a report of shots fired on August 29 around 11:15 p.m.

At the time the police didn’t locate any evidence related to a shooting.

Detectives identified a victim in the shooting.

The victim was identified as 20-year-old Travis Kenerly.

Kenerly was not injured during the incident but police believe he was targeted by Means, Williams, Smith, Barrett, and Pendergrast.

An investigation uncovered evidence linking the five suspects to the crime.

The shooting is still under investigation and additional arrests are possible. 

They were transported to the Pitt County Detention Center.