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UPDATE: Two men wanted in Bertie County shooting arrested in Greenville

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - Two men wanted in a Bertie County shooting were arrested in Greenville Wednesday night.

The Greenville Police Department Neighborhood Gang Unit arrested Maurice I. Higgs and Corey D. Mitchell after a brief foot chase on Haven Drive.

The Bertie County Sheriff’s Office is still trying to locate Dayquan Bazemore.

Bertie County deputies responded to Bass Lane in Powellsville after midnight March 8 to a report of shots fired into an occupied house.

Deputies responded to the call and were able to stop the car.

Police said the driver, Mitchell, had a warrant for arrest.

The passengers were identified as Higgs and Bazemore.

The deputies found a .32 caliber revolver and a .45 handgun along with a AK-47 magazine.

The three men were not arrested at that time.

Mitchell, Bazemore and Higgs faces charges with discharging weapon into occupied dwelling and injury to real property.


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