A Roanoke Rapids man wanted in a Weldon area shooting last week surrendered to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office last Friday.
Chief Deputy Scott Hall said Willie Albert Alston Jr. was charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury in the May 7 shooting of a juvenile.
Hall said the juvenile has improved since the last update.
Alston received a $100,000 bond and awaits a July 15 court date.
Deputies last Thursday responded to East Eleventh Street around 6:30 p.m. and learned a juvenile was shot. The juvenile was transported to Vidant North on a personal vehicle and flown to an undisclosed medical facility for further treatment.
Hall said motive has still not been established.