Goldsboro man arrested, charged with attempted murder

Fiante Semaj Amerson (Goldsboro Police Department photo)

GOLDSBORO, Wayne County - A Goldsboro man is behind bars after he was arrested on Friday for the attempted murder of another man.

Fiante Semaj Amerson was arrested in the 300 block of North Oak Forest Road in Goldsboro and charged with the attempted murder of Sir Calvin Jamez Johnson of Goldsboro. Johnson was reported shot on Thursday in front of his residence at 1605 S. Taylor Street. Johnson was transported to Wayne Memorial Hospital then was sent to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville where he is currently listed in serious condition.

Amerson was given a $1.5 million secured bond and placed in the Wayne County Jail. He will have a court appearance on Monday.

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