New Bern PD searches for suspect in Saturday shooting

Orlando Ellison (Photo courtesy of New Bern Police Department)

NEW BERN, Craven County - The New Bern Police Department is looking for a man accused of shooting a 25-year-old resident in a domestic altercation on Saturday evening.

The shooting took place at 7:36 p.m. on Saturday along the 1600 block of Hazel Avenue. Upon arrival, officers learned the victim, 25-year-old Harshe Fleming, had been taken to CarolinaEast Medical Center. Fleming was later transferred to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville in unspecified condition.

Police have identified the shooter as 28-year-old Orlando Ellison. He is wanted for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Anyone with information about Ellison's whereabouts is encouraged to call NBPD at (252) 633-2020.

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