A winter weather advisory has been issued for all of eastern Carolina except Carteret, Onslow, and Duplin counties from 6pm Thursday through 4am Friday. Light freezing rain and sleet will be possible.
A Martin County man has been arrested and charged in a home invasion.
Lawmen say they caught 20-year-old Phillip Ray Owens of Hobgood shortly after they arrived on the scene of the crime on Dellie Lane in Robersonville at 2:24 a.m. Wednesday.
Owens is accused of attacking the victim, as well as firing shots into the victim's car. Another person in the home ran to a neighbor and called 9-1-1 while the attack was in progress.
Owens is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with the intent to kill inflicting serious injury, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, injury to real property and injury to personal property.