NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) — New Bern police have arrested a man in connection to a shooting on Tuesday that sent a person to the hospital.
Tazvone Lavone Stewart, 23, of Pollocksville, was arrested on Friday in connection with the September 6 shooting in New Bern. Stewart has been charged with one count of Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury.
Police responded to the 900 block of Main Street in New Bern at 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday to a report of gunshots. The caller said at least one person had been shot. Police found the victim, who was not identified, at CarolinaEast Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.
New Bern police say, based on the investigation, it appears the shooting was not a random act of violence. Stewart was placed in the Craven County Jail under a $100,000.00 secured bond with a first appearance court date on Monday.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Bern Police Department’s TIPS line at (252) 636-5034 or the Craven County Crime Stoppers line at (252) 633-5141.