Victim identified in New Year’s Day shooting

GRIMESLAND, N.C. (WITN) – Deputies are not releasing any new information on a deadly shooting that happened early into the new year.

It happened around 3:25 a.m. at a home on Alvin Road outside of Grimesland.

WITN has learned through a Pitt County Sheriff’s Office case report that the victim was 38-year-old Brandon Hardy, of Greenville. The report lists the crime as a murder.

When asked if there had been any arrests in the murder, a sheriff’s office spokesman said the investigation was ongoing and “we will release more as quickly as possible.”

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