Cherry Point Marines face charges in Greenville shooting

three marines charged

From left, Cpl. David Benjamin Lorevil, 21, Pfc. Johnny Velsar Tidwell, 21, and Cpl. Dominix Shequil Fonzie, 20, face charges related to a shooting last week in Greenville.

Greenville Police Department
Published: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 13:11 PM.

Three Cherry Point Marines are facing charges in connection with a shooting in Greenville on March 23.

Cpl. David Benjamin Lorevil, 21, Pfc. Johnny Velsar Tidwell, 21, and Cpl. Dominix Shequil Fonzie, 20, were arrested on Thursday, according to the Greenville Police Department.

Lorevil is charged with discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling/moving vehicle, felony conspiracy and felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. Tidwell and Fonzie face three counts of felony conspiracy each.

All three are being held in the Pitt County Detention Center. Lorevil has a $500,000 bond, while Tidwell and Fonzie have $350,000 bonds each.

According to a Cherry Point spokesman, all three of the Marines serve in units that are part of the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing at the base.

Sgt. Joe Friday, of the Greenville Police Department, said Victor Barrett, 19, of Greenville, was shot in the leg. He was treated and released from Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. He was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Timeeka Tyson, 18, who was not injured.

Friday said Greenville police responded to a report of a shooting at 2:14 a.m. on March 23 near the intersection of East 12th and Forbes streets.



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