6 arrested after gunfire hits 3 cars, 2 buildings at large NC party

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Authorities say that five teens and a 20-year-old were arrested after shots were fired during a large party at a beauty supply shop Saturday.

The incident was reported around 1 a.m. at Morning Glory Products, Inc., at 3511 N. Memorial Drive in Greenville, Pitt County deputies said.

A large crowd was leaving a private party when a disturbance broke out and shots were fired. 

Evidence showed that shots were fired from a rifle, officials said. Three vehicles and two buildings were struck by bullets. 

There were no reported injuries. Suspects left the scene in a silver Dodge car.

Shortly after the car description dispatch, deputies, assisted by Greenville police, stopped the suspect vehicle in the parking lot of Harvey’s restaurant on North Memorial Drive, officials said.

Six people were in the car.

During a search of the vehicle, a loaded black SKS rifle and two loaded magazines were seized.

A check of the weapon found it to be stolen from a previous Greenville investigation.

Those arrested were:
* Christopher Nimetrius King, 18 of Douglas Ave., Greenville. $300,000 secured bond.
* Michael Lamont Wooten, Jr., 20 of Emmas Place Greenville. $125,000 secured bond.
* Dehquan Tyrell Cherry, 18 of Laughinghouse Dr., Greenville. $125,000 secured bond.
* Te-Shawn Daniels, 19 of Dudley St., Greenville. $300,000 secured bond.
* Rozee Daquan Johnson, 19 of Ford St., Greenville. $300,000 secured bond.
* Corey Devon Jones, Jr., 19 of Pug Moore Road, Bethel. No bond allowed, who officials say provided a false identity due to already having active warrants. 


Along with the below charges that apply to all, Jones was charged with:
* Providing False Information to an Officer. Misdemeanor. Bond to be set.
* Assault on a Female. No Bond- Domestic. Existing warrants-not related.
* FTA Resist Public Officer. Existing order for arrest-not related.


Charges Applied to all arrested:
* Discharge Weapon Into Occupied Property. Felony.
* Going Armed to the Terror of the Public. Misdemeanor.
* Possession of Stolen Firearm. Felony
* Injury to Personal Property. Misdemeanor.

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