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Steven Eugene Harris
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Additional Information Released In Connection To Attempted Murder Arrest

We have more details in connection to the arrest of an Iredell County man who faces an attempted murder charge in Catawba County.

45-year-old Steven Eugene Harris of Potts Grant Lane Statesville has been charged by Hickory Police with felony counts of attempted first-degree murder and discharge a weapon into occupied property. According to information released Wednesday (November 29) Harris is a suspect in a drive-by shooting.

According to the North Carolina Department of Adult Correction Offender Public Information website, Steven Eugene Harris has multiple convictions listed dating back to April, 1995. Harris has been convicted on felony and misdemeanor charges in Catawba, Caldwell, Iredell, and Alexander Counties. The charges include felony drug, assault, and firearm offenses. The most recent conviction was in May, 2017 in Caldwell County.

Harris turned himself in at the Alexander County Detention Center in Taylorsville. He was then transferred to Hickory Police custody and was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility Wednesday morning under no bond. Harris remained in that facility as of earlier today (November 30) and he was still being held without bond. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled Wednesday, the next District Court date is set for December 14.

[Additional details for this story courtesy of Rick Gilbert, WACB and the North Carolina Department of Adult Correction Offender Public Information website]