Adult, Juvenile Charged For December Drive-By Shooting

Adult, Juvenile Charged For December Drive-By Shooting

(GDN) — On December 22nd, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office took a report regarding a shooting into an occupied dwelling in the southern area of the county.  The suspects were in a car and opened fire on the house as they drove by.  Four people were at the home at the time of the shooting.  One person was outside the house, and deputies found three projectiles had struck the residence. 

The investigation revealed the individuals at the home had knowledge of the car involved.  Also, video footage of the vehicle and an occupant was obtained. 

Once a description of the vehicle was sent out, the car was located in the Dudley area.  A juvenile was detained by the sheriff’s office.  Following questioning, the juvenile was transported to a juvenile secured custody facility. 

Warrants were then obtained on 20-year-old Jaquavius J. Lane of Goldsboro.  Lane was arrested on January 7th.  Lane is charged with one count of Attempted First Degree Murder and three counts of Discharging a Weapon into Occupied Property.  He was held on a $750,000 secured bond.

Jaquavius Lane