POLICE: Man accused of pointing gun at drivers in Roanoke Rapids
A man is facing charges after officers say he was accused of pointing a gun at drivers near a Sheetz convenience store.
Roanoke Rapids police say they went to the Sheetz parking lot because they were told someone was pointing a gun at drivers passing by.
After an investigation, police say they found a handgun wrapped in a sock in the front passenger seat of a car in the parking lot.
David Edwards, 22, was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon and carrying a concealed weapon.
He was placed in jail under a $5,000 bond and is due in court on July 17.