Goldsboro police: Suspect in Olivia Lane shooting turns self in


GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCT) A man identified as a suspect in a shooting reported Olivia Lane in Goldsboro on April 16 has turned himself in to authorities.

Officers responded to a shot spotter alert for gunfire in the 800 block of Olivia Lane.

Officers said they found the victim, 27-year-old Orville Patterson Jr., of Pikeville on the side of the road with a gunshot wound to his chest.

He was transported to Wayne UNC Health Care by EMS and soon after was transferred to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

Investigators with the Criminal Investigations Division and the Crime Scene Unit of the Goldsboro Police Department responded and initiated a criminal investigation into the shooting.

Faronte Unique Hawkins, 25, of Goldsboro was identified as a suspect.

A warrant was secured on Hawkins for attempted first-degree murder.

On Tuesday, with the assistance of the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force, Hawkins turned himself in to authorities at the Goldsboro Police Department, where he was arrested.

Hawkins was taken before a Wayne County Magistrate, where the warrant was served.

He received a bond of $500,000 and was left in the custody of the Wayne County Detention Center.

The victim remains hospitalized and is in stable condition.

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