13-year-old facing charges in connection to a shooting that injured Goldsboro 3-year-old

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Arrest made in shooting that injured Goldsboro 3-year-old
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Goldsboro Police arrested a suspect in connection with a shooting that injured a 3-year-old.

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WTVD) -- Police in Goldsboro confirm a second arrest in connection with a shooting that injured a 3-year-old. The shooting happened on June 16 just around 11:00 a.m. in the 900 block of Hugh St., investigators said.

Police confirm a 13-year-old boy is in custody after turning himself in on Monday. Juvenile petitions were filed on Friday, June 24. The teen is facing several charges including attempted 1st degree murder.

On June 17, a day after the shooting, officers arrested Tyrik Deontre Joyner during the investigation. Joyner was taken into custody after a traffic stop in the area of U.S. 117 South and West Ash Street.

He is being held under a $2,750,000 bond.

Joyner is being charged with three counts of attempted murder, discharging a firearm Into occupied motor vehicle serious bodily injury, and four counts of discharge firearm into an occupied motor vehicle.

Anyone with information about this crime, or any other crime in the Wayne County area is asked to call or text Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255 or submit a TIP at p3tips.com. Callers will remain anonymous and if your information leads to a felony arrest you will be given a cash reward for the information.