Three men face attempted murder charges after shooting an occupied vehicle in Greene County, deputies said.
Marquella T. Joyner, 25, Tyreek R. Exum, 19, and Devon D. Davis, 18, was charged with three counts of attempted murder, three counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and one count of discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle.
Joyner and Exum were also charged with possession of a firearm by a felon and Davis was also charged with flee to elude arrest.
The Greene County Sheriff’s Office said that on Saturday around 10:40a.m. a witness reported a male suspect firing a rifle at a vehicle located at the intersection of Highway 258 and Four Way Road.
Deputies said the witness followed the suspect’s vehicle.
Sheriff Lemmie Smith along with the Greene County Deputies and the North Carolina Highway Patrol located the suspect’s vehicle on Highway 123 going towards Maury.
The suspect’s vehicle gave a short chase that ended in Maury, where three suspects were taken into custody, deputies said.
Deputies said they recovered the rifle used in the incident from the suspect’s vehicle.
Three victims occupying the other vehicle were located in Snow Hill and had no injuries, deputies said.
Joyner, Exum and Davis were sent to the Greene County Detention Center.
Joyner and Exum were given $950,000 bond and Davis was given a $915,000 bond.
They are scheduled to make a court appearance on June 15.