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Man charged in Goldsboro shooting

Posted January 13, 2011

— A Goldsboro man has been accused of shooting and injuring another man Tuesday, police announced Thursday.

Investigators said that Benjarman James Carraway, 22, shot Christmas N. Whitfield, who was treated and released from Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Carraway was charged Wednesday evening with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He was placed in the Wayne County jail under a $125,000 secured bond.

Investigators have not commented on a motive in shooting.


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  • anderson Jan 13, 2011

    If you mess with drugs enough something bad is going to happen...Mr. Whitfield's name appears quite often in the News-Argus for arrests

  • quanchellacutler Jan 13, 2011

    Are u serious? U really seriously joking about what happened? WOW! All that was not even necessary.

  • kynownc Jan 13, 2011

    Just another day in Goldsboro. Don't worry, us employeed tax payers will take care of all the kids.

  • Red Green Jan 13, 2011

    TOVARESOATES: You da man huh? I don't think anybody needs you to tell them what they need to be saying or praying. Try learning to spell and the use of proper syntax.

  • bknyny1979 Jan 13, 2011

    Ummm TOVARESOATES: How about u only concern yourself with your comments or inquisitions.

  • Father-T Jan 13, 2011

    umm Tiffany is a young man name Christmas Whitfield...just say that you pray that he continues to be okay and become a better person from this...thats all u need to be sayin

  • Tiffany2007 Jan 13, 2011

    ......I have got to ask...Did Benjarman shoot someone on Christmas Day on North Whitfield Street? Was this a male named Christmas or a female named Christmas? I'm just sayin.......