Trio Charged In Newport Home Invasion That Wounded Three


Three people have been arrested for this weekend's home invasion where three people were shot.

Newport police have charged 21-year-old Thomas Moss of Henderson, 36-year-old James West of Otway, and 17-year-old Dequan Bullock of Henderson with multiple offenses.

Chief Jeff Clark says after several days of drinking and partying throughout Carteret County, the three came up with a plan to rob someone of pills and cash. They believed that person lived at the home on East Chatham Street, but as it turns out they no longer lived there.

The three victims, a father and son, along with another man, were all treated at Carteret General Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Clark says the victims did not know any of the suspects.

Police say Moss and West are convicted felons, with both facing other pending charges before their arrest Tuesday morning.

The three will appear in court Wednesday for their first appearance. Moss' bond was set at $3,015,000, West's has a $2,015,000 bond, while Bullock was jailed on a $2,010,000 bond.


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Officials say that 3 people shot during a Saturday evening home invasion in Newport have been released from the hospital.

Newport Police say that 3 men, aged 23, 46, and 56 were treated and released from Carteret General Hospital following the shootings at 150 Chatham Street. Officials tell us of the 3 victims, 2 are father and son.

1 Female who was inside the residence was admitted to Carteret General Hospital for observation due to another medical issue, but did not sustain any injuries related to the shooting, according to police.

Police are still looking for the two men who the victims say forced their way into the home and demanded everyone onto the floor.

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Newport Police are looking for the suspects in a home invasion and shooting that happened Saturday evening.

Officers say the incident happened at 150 Chatham Street where they found three victims inside the home suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Police are looking for two men who the victims say forced their way into the home and demanded everyone onto the floor.

All three victims sustained non-life threatening injuries and were transported to Carteret General Hospital for treatment. Police say nothing was taken from the home, they are still trying to determine a motive for the shooting.


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