Police say the victim in an attempted armed home invasion shot and killed one of the intruders. Stacey Ross, Jr. Jacksonville police say it happened around 7:40 p.m. Tuesday night at Carolina Place Apartments on Delaney Drive. Officers say when they arrived, Stacey Ross, Jr. of Jacksonville was found laying in the parking area. The 20-year-old was shot multiple times and later died at Onslow Memorial Hospital. Police say their investigation showed Ross was one of five people involved in the attempted home invasion and a police department spokeswoman says the resident of the apartment shot Ross. Overnight police were able to catch the others involved in the attempted home invasion. They are Joshua Cordts, 18; Sean Padgett, 18; Steven Lewis, 18; and Haleigh Noling, 17
The four are charged with attempted armed robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.
Police say they are conferring with the district attorney about any additional charges in the case.
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