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Enfield teen charged in shooting that wounded one

Posted August 7, 2014

— An 18-year-old Enfield man has been charged in connection with a Tuesday shooting that sent a 22-year-old man to a Greenville hospital. 

According to investigators, Tony Russell Hill shot Chaheem Parker at about 8 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Southeast Railroad and Alsop streets. 

Parker was treated and released from Vidant Medical Center. 

Hill is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious bodily injury.

Hill surrendered to authorities Wednesday and was released from the Halifax County jail after posint a $50,000 secured bond.

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  • A cold, hard dose of Hans Aug 7, 3:47 p.m.

    I agree and would love to hear more about where the gun came from. In NC it is illegal for... View More

    — Posted by Gadwall

    And he might HAVE illegally obtained it. In that case, I'd like to know where the person he got it from got it from. And so on and so on. Somewhere down the line, the gun was "legally" owned. That's the way it works, and is why the easy access to guns in our society is causing so many problems.

  • disgusted2010 Aug 7, 3:04 p.m.

    I would classify this felon as a MAN! Where did this "TEEN" getthe money to post a 50,000 bond?... View More

    — Posted by sandim50

    I'd rather know where he got the gun.

    — Posted by A cold, hard dose of Hans

    Always looking for something/someone to blame things on. Incapable of holding people responsible for their actions.

  • Gadwall Aug 7, 2:02 p.m.

    I agree and would love to hear more about where the gun came from. In NC it is illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to purchase a handgun. So, who's gun was it? Did he buy it or borrow it or steal it? Was it just lying around? If so, who left it unsecured so that a teenager had access? Where did he get the ammunition? Seems the media doesn't focus much on illegally obtained firearms because that seems to help emphasize the point that the criminals don't pay attention to gun laws anyway (kind of like they don't pay attention to narcotics laws either).

  • WRAL + GOLO = Bias News Aug 7, 1:32 p.m.

    I would classify this felon as a MAN! Where did this "TEEN" getthe money to post a 50,000 bond?... View More

    — Posted by sandim50

    I'd rather know where he got the gun.

    — Posted by A cold, hard dose of Hans

    Me too. I'd be willing to bet dollars to doughnuts, that it was illegally obtained. You are just hoping it was lying around his dwelling, so you can go on another anti-gun rant. I am not focused on on the where, nearly as much as the why. Either way, this HUMAN is the one who needs to be blamed. The HUMAN, needs to be locked away for good. Of course that didn't happen here, since we know he is already out. I will also bet that they didn't let the gun out on bail. Criminal goes free, while metal object is melted down and killed forever. Great world you want for us Hans. Great world.

  • A cold, hard dose of Hans Aug 7, 1:03 p.m.

    I would classify this felon as a MAN! Where did this "TEEN" getthe money to post a 50,000 bond?... View More

    — Posted by sandim50

    I'd rather know where he got the gun.

  • sandim50 Aug 7, 12:07 p.m.

    I would classify this felon as a MAN! Where did this "TEEN" getthe money to post a 50,000 bond? Why was the bond so low, he could be a flight risk, with what he i facing. Although I doubt that he will get any real prison time