Teens charged in shooting that left ECSU volleyball player paralyzed

Julie Annette Reed and Jamir Trequan Brazzle.

Julie Annette Reed and Jamir Trequan Brazzle.

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — A volleyball player at Elizabeth City State University is paralyzed from the neck down after being shot while trying to break up a fight.

WAVY.com reported that three teenagers have been charged in the shooting of 19-year-old Julie Annette Reed.

Police said they found the victim shot in the neck lying next to a vehicle after responding to a shooting at an Elizabeth City home on Saturday.

The victim told Elizabeth City police she was trying to break up a fight when she was shot.

Jamir Trequan Brazzle, 16; Dazir Davante Bonds, 18 and Willis Alonzo George, Jr., 17, all of Elizabeth City, have been charged in the shooting.

Brazzle was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill. Bonds and George face charges of felony accessory after the fact.

All three were placed in the Albemarle District Jail. Brazzle was given a $35,000 bond and the other two suspects received $25,000 bonds.

Reed was taken to a Norfolk hospital. WAVY was told that she is paralyzed from the neck down. She played volleyball, according to the school.