Police arrest man accused of shooting into occupied Greenville home

Victim says suspect lives just down the road

Police arrest man accused of shooting into occupied Greenville home

GREENVILLE, PITT COUNTY - Police have arrested a man accused of shooting into a Greenville home with half a dozen people inside.

Greenville Police told NewsChannel 12 that 35-year-old Quincy Marlow Godley turned himself in at about 4:04 p.m. Thursday. Godley has been charged with shooting into an occupied dwelling, possession of firearm by a felon, second-degree kidnapping and felonious restraint.

According to investigators, Godley allegedly fired several shots into a home on Westover Drive at about 10:40 p.m. Wednesday.

None of the six people inside the home were injured, police said. But bullet holes could be seen in the front door and some furniture. One shell casing was even lodged in a stack of CD's.

The homeowner, Tatia Foye, said the shooting was a result of an argument between Godley and her 17-year-old daughter's boyfriend. Foye said she spoke with Godley before the shooting, begging him to take the dispute elsewhere.

"I'm not gonna disrespect your house! I'm not,'" Foye paraphrased Godley as saying.

Foye said she heard the gunshots moments later.

"[All I] heard was boom, boom, boom, boom, boom, boom, boom. I ran," Foye said.

Foye said she knows Godley because he lives only four houses away.

"He seen kids come to my house because little kids love me. There could have been some kids in here [during the shooting]," Foye said.

Although Foye admitted she was furious with Godley, she said she couldn't help but think about his children.

"You got kids. You can't think about your kids? You know what you did was wrong. You know what you did was wrong," Foye said.

Godley had been in trouble with the law before. Police said his prior charges include second-degree kidnapping and possession of a firearm by a felon.

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