Suspect Arrested After Shooting & Standoff

After a shooting and a standoff with the suspect, sheriff's deputies were able to get him to surrender without incident.

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office says when they took 26 year-old Richard Valley of Goldsboro into custody Wednesday morning, they also confiscated numerous weapons, ammunition, and surveillance and night vision equipment.

Valley was wanted for firing shots into a residence in LaGrange in Lenoir County hours earlier.

Authorities say Valley's girlfriend's stepfather lived at the house and his girlfriend was there at the time. No one was injured.

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  • by Les Location: goldsboro on Jun 27, 2009 at 08:52 PM
    When armed people start shooting weapons inside occupied dwellings, they should be locked up for a long time. This is the actions of an aggressive person that knows no restrictions or cares about another persons life except his own.
  • by Bryan Location: Kinston on May 17, 2009 at 02:30 PM
    The Step father was armed. He returned fire with a shotgun.
  • by Chris Location: Greenville on May 15, 2009 at 03:30 AM
    CC, It is unlikely from reading the story that we can come to the conclusion that the step father did not have any firearms. I am glad no one was hurt inside of the house!
  • by Concerned Citizen Location: Greenville on May 14, 2009 at 08:20 PM
    Its amazing that people that do these things dont go places where they know other people are armed.

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