Monday, February 16, 2015
20-Year-old North Carolina Man Charged in Dad's Shooting
Durwood Langley(Left) and son Nicholas Langley(Right)
Local news reports
The Pitt County Medical Examiner says Durwood Langley, 49, died due to his injuries sustained during a Thursday morning shooting.
Nicholas Langley, 20, has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and inflict seriously injury in the early morning shooting of his father Durwood. Pitt County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Christy Wallace said the shooting happened around 2 a.m. on the 6100 block of Weyerhaeuser Road in Grifton.
Deputies said Nicholas Langley claimed he accidentally shot his father one time at their shared home. Wallace said no one else was injured during the incident. However, the victim's wife and daughter were also inside the home at the time.
After a day of investigating the claim of accidental shooting, detectives with the Pitt County Sheriff's Office obtained warrants for the charges. He is also being charged with misdemeanor larceny of property belonging to the Grifton Police Department. He was placed under a $1,000,000 secured bond.