Greenville Police: Gunfire On The Street Hit House

Greenville police say what appears to be random gunfire hit a house where people were inside. According to the case report, shots were fired at 411 W. Third St. in Greenville at 1:39 a.m. Wednesday.

Sgt. Joe Friday says a couple of people inside the house were asleep, while others were awake watching TV, when gunfire on the street hit the front door. Sgt. Friday says there is no information the family was targeted.

Detectives are attempting to follow up on the investigation, but Sgt. Friday says there are no leads at this time.

The case report says detectives found nine shell casings at the scene. In addition to a bullet hole found in the front door, bullets also damaged a Honda Accord.

According to the case report, similar crimes have been reported in the neighborhood.

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  • by BeHappy Location: Wieemstin on Mar 20, 2012 at 11:23 AM
    Hey, just be glad it's Greenville. I hear late night gunfire in Williamston all the time, and no one even bothers to report it. It's just business as usual here.
  • by EWE2 Location: Ayden on Mar 16, 2012 at 10:38 AM
    But there is no crime in Greenville.
  • by Native Location: Greenville on Mar 16, 2012 at 09:24 AM
    Gunfire in the streets? In Greenville?? Now there's a real news flash.
  • by Former cop Location: Greenville on Mar 16, 2012 at 09:23 AM
    OK, the police can only do so much guys. They dont have the support they need first of all.the chief has no backbone, he wants to shake hands and look good. Trust me, if they could they would blow up that side of town,we all know where the problem is. Give the police free reign for one week, you'd see how much of a difference it would be..
  • by MGJ Location: Greenville on Mar 16, 2012 at 08:50 AM
    Really, gunshots on Third St and not the first time. You know not. And 92% of folks think Greenville is safe... LOL what a joke. I wouldn't be caught dead in West Greenville or downtown after dark and maybe not even before dark. Actually, dead is what I could be if I went into any of those areas. No they didn't poll me and I have lived here over 50 years.
  • by Pete Location: Grifton on Mar 16, 2012 at 08:33 AM
    One only has to go to the N.C.D.O.C website and look at current releases and see where the problem's the merry-go-round.look at how many leaches are feeding off each arrest.I think it's about 6 correct me if I'm wrong.Police,Jailer,Judge,prison guard's,prison warden,court appointed lawyers.
  • by Gray on Mar 16, 2012 at 07:25 AM
    All I can say is be more active in your community!!Call the Police, Mayor, and the people (Kandi Smith) you elected for that District. Keep them on their toes, and YOU have to SNITCH also. I do and I am proud of it....
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      by Anti-NAACP on Mar 16, 2012 at 03:23 PM in reply to Gray
      Keep up the good work, Gray. Your involvement WILL help clean up the streets.
  • by Geezer Location: Greenville on Mar 16, 2012 at 07:12 AM
    Oh boy here comes Calvin H., Rebel Rose,and Dashing Don C. for a press conference with 8 people present to state what the PD is not doing,No way can the PD stop these thugs that want to do stuff like this,I just wish the media would not report the mess and just ignore stupidity.We'll probably be reading about another ''Dream'' park going up here in the future
  • by Mustang Location: midstate on Mar 16, 2012 at 06:23 AM
    Just some good kids "popping some caps" on their way to work!
  • by Anonymous on Mar 16, 2012 at 06:10 AM
    No big surprise.... I would be more surprised if there were not shooting in this area. Hmmmm...It does not take a genius to know where the crime is in greenville.
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