Washington Police Department Investigating Attempted Robbery in Washington | Beaufort County Now | On July 6, 2020 at approximately 3:00 am, the Washington Police Department responded to a shooting incident in the 900 block of North Respess Street.

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Washington Police Department Investigating Attempted Robbery in Washington

Press Release:

    On July 6, 2020 at approximately 3:00 am, the Washington Police Department responded to a shooting incident in the 900 block of North Respess Street. Upon arrival officers encountered 2 victims of gunshot wounds.

    Victim 1: Haywood Lee Reddick Jr of Washington was shot in the torso area.

    Victim 2: Antonio Reddick of Washington was struck by a weapon in the head and grazed by a bullet in the elbow.

    The initial investigation determined that it was an attempted robbery by 3 suspects. One suspect has been identified as Christopher Clevon Freeman of Washington. Felony arrest warrants have been obtained for: Assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, Assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, Attempted robbery-dangerous weapon, and Discharging weapon in occupied dwelling. The investigation is ongoing.

    If anyone has any information, they are encouraged to call the Washington Police Department at 1-252-946-1444.


  • Stacy L. Drakeford
  • Director Police and Fire Services
  • Washington Police Department
  • 201 West Third Street
  • Washington, NC 27889
  • Office: 252-946-1444
  • Cell: 252-402-1438
  • sdrakeford@washingtonnc.gov



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