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NCSO seeks suspect for attempted murder

JACKSON – The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office is requesting help from the public in locating 28-year-old Marquice Lashawn Williams of Rich Square.

Marquice Lashawn Williams of Rich Square is wanted for attempted first-degree murder.

NCSO deputies and investigators responded to a location outside of Rich Square shortly after 10 p.m. on Thursday, April 23 for a reported shooting. Upon arrival and investigation, officers discovered a 25-year-old female was shot multiple times.

Williams allegedly shot the female after some type of disagreement and he fled the scene before the arrival of officers.

Williams is wanted on the charge of attempted first-degree murder.

The female victim is currently in stable but critical condition at an undisclosed medical facility.

If anyone encounters this subject or know of his whereabouts, you are encouraged to contact the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office at 252-534-2611 or Crime Stoppers at 252-534-1110.

About Cal Bryant

Cal Bryant, a 40-year veteran of the newspaper industry, serves as the Editor at Roanoke-Chowan Publications, publishers of the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald, Gates County Index, and Front Porch Living magazine.

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