Man shot multiple times in New Bern robbery


New Bern, North Carolina - One man was shot multiple times during a robbery in New Bern late Thursday night. The shooting happened along the 1000 block of George Street at approximately 11:48 p.m.

A witness told NewsChannel12 two men approached him and his friend with guns and demanded money. The witness said his friend who, goes by the name of Jose, was shot twice, once in the head. The man was taken to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. There is no word on his condition.

New Bern Police, in a statement Friday, would not say how many suspects were being sought. They asked anyone with information about the shooting to call NBPD at (252) 633-2020.