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New Bern police release suspect name in weekend shooting

Published On: Sep 09 2012 12:38:08 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 10 2012 10:06:57 AM CDT
Shooting suspect still on the loose

A suspect in a shooting this morning is still on the loose and have police on a manhunt.


New Bern police have released the name of the suspect in a weekend downtown shooting.

Police on Monday said they are looking for Mareus Kaplin-Andrew Petterson, 21, of Reelsboro, in connection with the shooting.

Police in New Bern responded to a call about a man in the hospital who had been shot. Police say the man was shot around 4 a.m. Sunday while trying to break up a fight on the corner of Queen and Princess streets near a club call AfterParty in downtown New Bern.

The victim has been treated and released from the hospital,but police are not releasing his identity at this time.