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30-year-old Javonta Purdie (Jovonta) was murdered in a double homicide on October 23, 2022 in Bladen County, NC. Makei Hill, 17, was murdered also. 3 people were shot in total.

Javonta Purdie

Javonta Purdie

A large party in a country field was taking place on October 23rd at 2:30 a.m. Shots were fired during an altercation. 3 people were shot.

A 24-year-old female was shot and transported to the hospital in serious condition.

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Makei was shot and died on the way to the hospital.

Javonta was also shot, he was taken to the hospital where he later died in Elizabethtown, NC.

There were approximately 150-200 people gathered in the field at the abandoned property.

Most of the people left when law enforcement arrived.

Jovonta leaves behind young kids, several brothers and sisters, and a large family.