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Two men jailed in alleged break-in
Alleged incident took place in Stoneville, N.C.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Two Martinsville men are in jail following an alleged break-in Oct. 25 in Stoneville, N.C., according to a release from the Rockingham County (N.C.) Sheriff’s Office.

The incident occurred at 3:20 a.m., when the residents were wakened by the barking of their dog, “Pepsi” and heard what sounded like an intruder in their home, the release stated.

According to the release, the man who lives in the home armed himself with a shotgun and saw an alleged intruder holding a hammer in the den of the home.

The man fired at the alleged intruder and allegedly heard the intruder tell another party to “get in the car,” the report said. The alleged intruder then fled from the residence, the release said.

The homeowners called 911, and Rockingham County sheriff’s deputies arrived on the scene, the report said. Investigators allege that two intruders were inside the home and that both were injured by the single shot fired by the resident, the release added.

The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office said it will not press charges against the shooter, the release stated.

Within an hour of the incident, the release said, Justin Omar James, 20, of 1213 Top St., Martinsville, arrived at Memorial Hospital in Martinsville with a gunshot wound consistent with the firearm used by the resident, according to the release.

Shortly thereafter, the release said, Teshun Cortez Richardson, 20, of the same address, arrived at Danville Regional Hospital, also with a gunshot wound consistent with the firearm used in the incident.

The release said that investigators learned that both men had been taken to the hospitals by a family member.

According to the release, James was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C., and was taken into custody upon his release Oct. 28. He was placed in jail under a $100,000 bond, the release said.

The release added that Richardson was taken into custody Oct. 31 after his release from Danville Regional Hospital and is awaiting extradition to North Carolina.

The incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office at (336) 634-3232 or Rockingham County Crime Stoppers at (336) 349-9683.


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