Hertford Police make arrest in connection with triple shooting

PERQUIMANS Co., N.C. – ┬áPolice have made an arrest in connection with a shooting that happened in Hertford July 19.

Photo courtesy of the Hertford Police Department

On July 28, Ervin Javon Jones was arrested and charged with one count of Attempted First Degree Murder along with one count of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. His bond was set at $1.2 million.

Multiple gunshots were reported being heard in the area of Wynne Fork Court the night of the shooting.

When officers got there they found two gunshot victims. A third victim was later identified and was taken from the scene in a personal vehicle to the hospital, police said.

Two victims have been released from the hospital but the third has been admitted to a hospital in Norfolk.

Anyone with further information that can help police is encouraged to call the Hertford Police Department at 252-426-5587.