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Man sought in shooting of 14-year-old

Posted January 1, 2010

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— Greenville police are searching for an 18-year-old man in connection with the shooting of a 14-year-old at 1904 Norcott Circle around 6 p.m. on Dec. 27.

In addition to the shooting, Cameron Randell Whichard, 18, of 1105-A Holden Drive, is suspected in a Dec. 1 armed robbery at Pitt and Wyatt streets.

Combined, Whichard is wanted on one count each of attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and possession of a firearm by a felon and two counts each of robbery with a dangerous weapon and assault with a deadly weapon.

Elijah Rajohn Lewis, 19, of 605 Bancroft Ave., is also wanted in the Dec. 1 robbery. He is wanted on two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon and assault with a deadly weapon and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon.

Brent Oneil Cameron, 25, has been charged in the robbery. He is being held in the Pitt County Jail.

Police said the shooting and robbery remain under investigation.

Anyone with information about the cases or the whereabouts of Whichard and Lewis should call Greenville police at 252-329-4300 or Pitt-Greenville Crime Stoppers at 252-758-7777. Callers to Crime Stoppers never have to identify themselves.

Whichard was released in May 2009 after serving nearly a year after his probation for common-law robbery was revoked, according to state Department of Correction records. While in prison, he racked up six infractions, including assault, involvement with a gang and fighting.

DOC records show that Lewis was released in August 2009 after serving 10 months for dealing drugs. He committed seven infractions, including involvement with a gang.

Cameron has also served time for dealing drugs, according to DOC records.

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  • twc Jan 1, 2010

    He and his cohorts need to read the story in today's news about another robber who tried to rob a less-helpless victim.

    People are tiring of violent repeat offenders! BEWARE!!