KINSTON, LENOIR COUNTY -

Authorities said the trio fired shots near the Simon Bright Apartment Complex Thursday morning.

Officers got the call around 11:30 a.m. When they arrived, they found several shell casings but no suspects were in the area.

The suspects were arrested during a traffic stop near the Teachers Memorial School a short time later.

Authorities said all three suspects jumped out of the vehicle and tried to run away. The suspects were all apprehended.

19-year-old Rashawn Devon Franklin (on the left) is charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a firearm with altered serial number and resist obstruct and delay.

22-year-old Christopher Deon Jones (center) is charged with possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a firearm with altered serial number and resist obstruct and delay.

21-year-old Dexter Bradshaw (on the right) is charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a firearm with altered serial number and resist obstruct and delay.

 

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