Greenville Police investigating early-morning homicide


GREENVILLE, Pitt County - Greenville police are investigating an early morning homicide.

Police say they responded to a call at around 4:30 A.M. Sunday morning to a report of a shooting at the 100 block of Kristin Drive.

When officers arrived, they found 27-year-old Reggie Donnell Tyson on the ground suffering from gunshot wounds. He was then transported to Vidant Medical Center, where was pronounced dead a short time later.

A preliminary investigation revealed a group of people were gathered outside in the 100 block of Kristin Drive. At some point, a fight broke out and shots were fired. Major Crimes detectives are looking into the possibility the incident is gang related. No other injuries have been reported.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Greenville Police Department at (252) 329-4300 or Crime Stoppers at (252) 758-7777. Crime Stoppers offers up to a $2,500 reward for information that leads to an arrest.