Attempted first-degree murder



Patrick Wesley Brown Jr.

Patrick Wesley Brown Jr.

June-2017
A Whiteville man is facing several charges, including attempted murder, for his role in a shooting at a Tabor City gas station.
Patrick Wesley Brown Jr. from Whiteville, N.C.was arrested by the Columbus County Sheriff's Office on Monday and charged with:
  1.  attempted first-degree murder
  2. assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill/ inflict serious injury
  3. discharging a weapon in an occupied dwelling/moving vehicle
  4. discharging a firearm within city limit.
The charges came  from an incident that took place at a local gas station near the intersection of Fair Bluff and Carolina roads on June 2.
Brown and another suspect were in a vehicle that was driving around the gas station, waiting for a man to walk out of the building. When the man exited the gas station, the two suspects started shooting at him
The victim was not hit by gunfire but shots hit a gas pump and a cage that held a tank of racing fuel near the front of the store.
The second suspect is on the run at this time.

His second charge: Mr Brown also is facing a up come court date on July 12 for  robbery with a dangerous weapon charge.
Let out on bail to do again.

His Third Charge:  NC Department of Public Safety website list Mr Brown of being convicted of common law robbery
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