Update: PCSO releases identities of suspects in GPD detective and federal agent shooting
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office has released the identities of the three men arrested for shooting at a Greenville Police detective and a federal agent from a vehicle.
Deputies say, Theodore Dunn, 19, of Greenville, Willard Acklin, Jr., 20, of Greenville, and Ikeviaun Johnson, 20, of Greenville, each face two counts of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of assault on a law enforcement officer with a firearm.
Each suspect was booked into the Pitt County Detention Center under a $3,500,000 secured bond.
The vehicle was stopped by authorities on Friday, Oct. 16 after shots were fired at both officials, according to the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies say three adults and three juveniles were inside the vehicle, and a handgun was recovered.
Detectives have referred the three juveniles to the juvenile justice system for charges.
The investigation is still ongoing. There may be additional charges.
Detectives ask anyone with information to contact the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office.
Greenville Police and the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office say suspects are in custody after shots were fired at a police officer and federal agent Friday afternoon.
It happened shortly before 5:00 p.m. north of the river. A police spokeswoman says the officers were not injured.
Police had shut down North Greene Street and part of Belvoir Highway during the investigation.
Greenville Police say a Greenville detective was conducting an investigation with a federal agent in the area of Airport Road and Old River Road when they were shot at by a car passing by.
The car was stopped shortly after in the area of N. Greene Street and Old River Road.
Everyone in the car has been taken into custody and a weapon was recovered.
The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office handling the investigation.
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