DA says no charges in deadly attempted home invasion case

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – Onslow County’s district attorney says there will be no charges brought against a resident who shot and killed a would-be home invader earlier this week.

Stacey Ross, Jr.

Stacey Ross, Jr., 20, was killed Tuesday night after police say he and four others tried to force their way into a man’s apartment at Carolina Place Apartments on Delaney Drive in Jacksonville.

District Attorney Ernie Lee says the resident, who hasn’t been identified, fired in self defense.

Police were able to track down the other four people involved in the attempted home invasion.

Joshua Cordts, 18; Sean Padgett, 18; Steven Lewis, 18; and Haleigh Noling, 17, were all charged with attempted armed robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.

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