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One arrested, three sought in Warren shooting death

Posted August 12, 2015

Montrell Randy Davis, Kadeem Jaleel Grooms, Darren Antoine Alston and Marquis Montelle Davis, left to right
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— One man was arrested Tuesday and three others are being sought in connection with a weekend shooting in Warren County, authorities said.

Michael Pressley, 28, of Oxford, died Sunday after shots were fired into his car near Connect 25, a bar on U.S. Highway 1 in Norlina, authorities said. Jerry Henderson, 25, of Oxford, was wounded in the shooting.

Montrell Randy Davis, 22, of Warrenton, was arrested outside a Warrenton convenience store and charged with first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon, five counts of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle. He is being held without bond in the Warren County jail.

Arrest warrants were issued for Kadeem Jaleel Grooms, 23, of Manson, Darren Antoine Alston, 22, of Warrenton, and Marquis Montelle Davis, 24, of Warrenton. on the same charges.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to call the Warren County confidential crimes reporting line at 252-257-1356.

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  • Geneva Smith Aug 12, 2015
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    It's so sad that these young men don't see the value of life or even their lives. I look at it as a deplorable and cowardly act upon the young man that's dead and his family whom is hurting. Until some blacks realize ( these are the criminals minds ) that they are the ones depleting their race they will continue to descend. Blacks once was 22% population in America then we fell hard to 13% I have to look up all the facts to the decline, but we are reportedly at 12% currently, which is probably due to the black on black crimes. What I need for these black activist to do is stop all violence by educating these gang members that if they continue killing blacks on the scale they are killing them, then in 100 years (I wont be here) the black population will probably be 7%. I like to speak to people about the future, and how their children can contribute to that and live well. The one thing I have learned from white people is that they prepare for their children and people future.