GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — A Clayton man has been charged with attempted murder on Friday after a man was injured in a shooting two weeks ago.
After an extensive investigation, officers with the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office arrested Nelson Dewon Cannon. He was charged with attempted first degree murder, discharging a weapon into occupied motor vehicle resulting in serious bodily injury and two counts of discharging a weapon into occupied motor vehicle in motion.
On Oct. 23 around 5:26 p.m., officers with the Goldsboro Police Department and deputies with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a shooting in the 300 block of Myers Ave. Police say when officers arrived on scene they found a man who was in his vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transferred to UNC Health Wayne for treatment and has since been released.
Police say at this time bond information on Cannon is pending.
This investigation is ongoing.