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Victim speaks out about drive-by shooting at home

By Amanda Brannon
WCTI Staff
Published On: Dec 24 2013 06:28:49 PM CST
Updated On: Dec 10 2013 03:07:04 PM CST
GREENVILLE, PITT COUNTY -

Police are looking for suspects wanted in connection with a Monday night shooting in Greenville.

Officials said they got the call at 11:08 p.m. in reference to a drive-by shooting at 402 W. 13th Street.

When police arrived they found multiple bullet holes in the home, along with several in a car parked in the driveway.

Jesse Dawson and his wife were sleeping at the time, but his stepson and two friends were out on the porch when the shooting happened.

"I heard about 5 more bullets. I heard the gunshots then but my wife said the gunshots was going on before she got me up,” Dawson said.

Dawson said there are bullet holes everywhere, including his wife’s brand new Toyota Camry.

"We ain't had it for about 4 months, made 4 payments on it. And it got bullet holes in it, from the back to the seat, went through the seat and went all up to the dash,” he said.

Some earlier reports claimed that it was a gun battle between 2 cars and that the house was caught in the crossfire, but witnesses we spoke to and police say that's simply not true.

"The boys, they knew who it was because they were out here. They saw the car go by,” Dawson said.

Dawson doesn't know who is responsible but he knows what it’s about.

"It start at the club and then they come back here fighting over women’s and stuff like that,” he said.

He said in the 15 years he has lived there, nothing like this has happened before.

"You work every day and then you know, you gotta go through that. And they don't care about your family you know … It ain't right. It make you want to kill somebody and the way I feel I would," he said.

While authorities try to find whoever is responsible, all Dawson can do is wait.

No one was injured in the shooting.

So far, no one has been arrested for this crime.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Greenville Police Department or CrimeStoppers.