Police arrest man accused of firing shots in Greenville

GREENVILLE, PITT COUNTY - Police said they've arrested a man who fired shots near ECU in Greenville over the weekend.

According to the Greenville Police Department, 25-year-old Jyron Fitzgerald Fox is accused of firing shots in the area of Evans Street and Dickinson Avenue just after 2:30 a.m. Saturday. An ECU Alert was sent out.

Officers who were already patrolling the uptown district heard the shots being fired.

Within seconds of the shots, they were able to stop a vehicle leaving the BB&T parking lot, said police. Fox was subsequently arrested.

No one was injured, police said.

Fox is charged with discharging a firearm within city limits, injury to personal property, and injury to real property. He was booked into the Pitt County Detention Center under a $2,500 bond.

There is no word on a motive.

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