Greenville Police release names of victims in fatal shooting at Chicken Shack

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) Greenville Police on Monday released the names of the victims involved in Sunday’s fatal shooting outside the Chicken Shack restaurant at 425 Hooker Road.

Police say 21-year-old Cortavious Arrington was shot and killed during the encounter. A second individual, 22-year-old C-allah Coombs Jr., was shot and received treatment for a non-life threatening injury.

Detectives believe the shooting stemmed from a fight between several people that knew each other and said both victims were shot by a third person.

Shortly after the shooting, a suspect was taken into custody at the City Gas on North Greene Street, but police say he has not yet been charged with a crime. He called and turned himself in.

Detectives are reviewing the facts of the case with the Pitt County District Attorney’s Office to determine what charges are warranted.

They say, the shooting stemmed from a fight, several people attacked the shooter and he fired his gun.

According to police, the suspect is not considered to be a flight risk or a danger to the public.


One man is dead after shots were fired around 6:30 pm Sunday at the Chicken Shack in Greenville.

Another man who was shot was taken to Vidant Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, according to Greenville Police.

One suspect is currently in custody, he was found at the City Gas on N. Greene Street a short time after the shooting.

Detectives believe the shooting stemmed from a fight between several people that knew each other.

The names of the victims are not being released at this time.

Greenville PD says there is no immediate danger to the public at this time.

The Chicken Shack is located at 425 Hooker Road.

We are continuing to follow this story as it develops.

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