GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCT) — A suspect has been arrested and is facing charges in a shooting that injured a man last week.
On Sunday at around 11 p.m., Zacchanes Cobb, who had been identified as a suspect earlier in the investigation, turned himself in to the Wayne County Magistrates Office without incident. He was charged with one count each of the following:
- Attempted First-Degree Murder
- Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon
- Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury
- Discharge Firearm into Occupied Property
- Possession of Firearm by Felon
Cobb received a $502,000 secured bond and was scheduled to have his first appearance Monday morning.
Officers responded just after 8:30 a.m. last Thursday to a ShotSpotter alert in the 900 block of Hugh Street in Goldsboro. They found the victim, Aaron D. Smith II, 22, near a parked vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds. EMS transported the victim to UNC Health Wayne before being transported to ECU Health Medical Center.
The Goldsboro Police Department’s Investigative Services Bureau responded to the scene and an investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Goldsboro Police Department’s Investigative Services Bureau at 919-580-4241 or 919-705-6572. Callers can also remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers.