Havelock shooting suspect voluntarily surrenders to police


Marvin Lovell Norris Jr., 21, of Havelock, has been charged with shooting into an occupied dwelling, among other charges.

Published: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 09:39 AM.

A man wanted for shooting into a building turned himself into Havelock police on Tuesday night.

Marvin Lovell Norris Jr., 21, of Havelock, was wanted on a warrant for discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling, according to a release from the Havelock Police Department. He voluntarily surrendered to officers at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday.

Norris was also served with warrants charging him with discharging a weapon at a moving vehicle and discharging a weapon in city limits when he surrendered to police, according to the release.

The charges stem from an incident at 12:20 p.m. Sunday at Kelly Park Apartments on Shipman Road in Havelock. No one was injured, but two bullets struck Building D of the complex, with one of those bullets going through the wall and into one of the apartments.

Police, through the investigation, identified Norris as the suspect in the shooting, according to the release. Police determined Norris had allegedly fired a handgun at the unknown occupants of a small, red four-door vehicle that was leaving the complex. Officers have yet to determine a motive for the shooting, according to the release.

Norris is being held in the Craven County Jail under a $40,000 bond, according to the release.

Norris has a record of a pair of misdemeanor drug offenses from 2010 and misdemeanor larceny in 2013, according to the N.C. Department of Corrections. He was also involved in a 2012 fatal shooting in which the district attorney ruled Norris was defending himself in his own Kelly Park apartment when he was confronted by an intruder. Norris was not charged in that case.

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