NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) – The New Bern Police Department has arrested and charged a man in the shooting death of another man early Thursday.
On Thursday, at approximately 4:57 a.m., a caller reported gunshots in the area of Main Street and Pavie Avenue in New Bern. When officers arrived on the scene, a shooting victim was located.
The victim, Eddie Jermaine Hall, 50, of New Bern, died at the scene. New Bern police said Derrick Dalshau Bryant, 43, of New Bern was arrested later on Thursday. He is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and felony obstruction of justice. He was placed in the Craven County Jail under a $200,000 secured bond. His first court appearance is Friday.
The investigation continues and additional charges are possible.
Citizens are encouraged to become a “Partner in Policing” by reporting suspected illegal activity to the New Bern Police Department TIPS line at (252) 636-5034 or Craven County Crime Stopper line at (252) 633-5141.