Third suspect arrested in connection with shots fired call at student apartment complex

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Three people are behind bars after a shots fired call at a student apartment complex.

Greenville Police were called to The Captain’s Quarters apartments, formerly North Campus Crossing, around 2 a.m.

According to a witness, there was a large party at Building 3780. During the party, four males entered and took electronics from a bedroom. The tenant of the apartment confronted the suspects. That’s when two of the suspects assaulted him.

All four suspects left in a Gray Chrysler 3000. As they left, one of the suspects fired several shots in the air. Bullets struck a building and a parked car, but no one was injured.

The victim of the assault suffered minor injuries that didn’t require medical attention.

When officers arrived, they spotted the suspect’s car leaving the area and attempted a traffic stop. They stopped the car on 10th Street near Greenville Boulevard.

When officers instructed everyone to get out of the car, the driver began to exit, but then got back in the car and drove away. Officers followed the car and were able to safely initiate a traffic stop in the 400 block of Moore Street in Simpson.

All four suspects in the car ran from officers. GPD K9 Suny was able to locate two of them hiding on a screened porch of a house. The other two suspects remain on the run.

Officers recovered marijuana, paraphernalia, cash, ammunition and electronics from the vehicle.Some of the recovered items belonged to the victim of the earlier incident at Captain’s Quarters.

Police arrested 24-year-old Demarcus Yancy of Greenville and 26-year-old Marquis Roberson of Winterville. On Monday, Greenville Police, along with NCSBI Fugitive Task Force and Kinston Police Department, arrested Dexter Carney Jr. The 24-year-old was booked in the Pitt County Detention Center under a $100,000 bond.

Another individual who was not identified is still at large.


Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Greenville Police or CrimeStoppers.

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