GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCT) – A second suspect wanted on an attempted first-degree murder charge has surrendered to the Goldsboro Police Department.
On Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at approximately 10:22 p.m. a Goldsboro police officer parked next to the intersection of Berkeley Blvd. and Elm Street observed a male shot in the back as he was jumping out of a vehicle stopped at the intersection.
The victim, Corey Antonia Gibbs, Jr., a then 24-year old male, of Goldsboro was initially treated on the scene, by an off-duty EMS worker and later taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital for treatment before being airlifted to Vidant Health Care in Greenville.
On Wednesday, July 7, at approximately 5:07 a.m. Geno Tyrone Pridgen, Jr. surrendered to a Goldsboro Police Department Warrant Officer without incident at the Wayne County Magistrate’s Office.
Pridgen was arrested for outstanding felony warrants including:
- Attempted first degree murder
- Robbery with a dangeoru weapon
- Attempted robbery with a dangerus weapon
- Conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous wepon
- Possession of a stolen otor vehicle
He was placed into custody at the Wayne County Jail on a $250,000 bond, pending his first court appearance, which was scheduled for Thursday, July 8 at 9 aa.m.