PAMLICO COUNTY - Update: A home invasion suspect's father turned himself into deputies Saturday night. He's suspected of having in an involvement in the robbery, home invasion and shooting of his step-son and step-daughter Saturday morning.
Brian Quarles, 56, is being held in Pamlico County prison under $50,000 bond. He is charged with felony accessory after the fact and false report to police station resisting public officers.
Previous Story: A man who invaded a Pamlico County home and shot two people Saturday morning is a family member, according to Pamlico County Sheriff Bill Sawyer.
Deputies arrested Antonio Quarles Saturday night.
He allegedly invaded his father's Mill Pond Road home Saturday morning and shot his stepbrother and stepsister.
Deputies were called to the home on, near Bayboro, at approximately 9 a.m.
The owner of the home, Brian Quarles, was working on his car outside the home when the gunman went into the home, according to investigators.
The gunman demanded that Quarles open a safe in the home, investigators said.
When Quarles refused, the gunman shot his stepdaughter in her leg.
Quarles continued to refuse to open the safe, which led to the gunman to shoot Quarles' stepson in his leg.
Both stepchildren are in their 20s.
Quarles then got into a fight with the gunman; the attacker bit Quarles in his back, investigators said.
The attacker then ran away.
That's the story the homeowner allegedly told deputies.
As of Saturday night, deputies plan to charge the father as well, who allegedly helped his son escape.
It is not clear if anything was taken.
All three victims went to the hospital.
The victims' injuries are not considered life-threatening.
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