AYDEN, PITT COUNTY -

A man is arrested early Tuesday after officials say he sent police on a high-speed chase through parts of Ayden in Pitt County.

Officials at the Pitt County Detention Center confirmed early Tuesday, 21-year-old Defonte Williams was arrested and charged. 

He faces a total of eight charges including shooting into an occupied dwelling, discharging a firearm within the city limits and felony fleeing to elude arrest. 

We were working with police to get the latest facts on this chase.