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Two Suspects Arrested In Connection To Friday Shooting Incident
L-R: Steven Allen Goins and Keri Alise Harwell
Courtesy of Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Two Suspects Arrested In Connection To Friday Shooting Incident

40-year-old Steven Allen Goins and 30-year-old Keri Alise Harwell, both of the same Original Drive, Statesville, address were arrested last Friday (April 2) by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers.

Goins is charged with three felony counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, along with single felony counts of first-degree kidnapping, discharge a firearm into occupied property, possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine, maintaining a dwelling for the sale or use of controlled substance and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, along with a misdemeanor count of assault on a female. Harwell was charged with felony counts of possession with intent to sell or deliver meth and maintain a dwelling for the sale or use of controlled substance.

On Friday, Patrol Deputies with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address on Original Drive in western Iredell County in reference to a domestic disturbance. While responding to this call, the deputies received additional information about shots being fired at the location. Soon after arriving on scene, officers determined that Steven Allen Goins had discharged a firearm into Keri Harwell’s vehicle. Deputies found Goins him near a bedroom of the home.

During the investigation, it was verified that Goins is a convicted felon, and had allegedly committed additional criminal acts during this incident. A search warrant for the residence was obtained and executed. The search resulted in the discovery of three firearms, meth, and paraphernalia related to the sale of methamphetamine.

Based on the evidence collected during this investigation, Steven Allen Goins and Keri Alise Harwell were arrested and taken to the Iredell County Detention Center. Goins was jailed under no bond on the domestic violence charges and $50,000 secured bond on the other counts. Harwell received a $7,500 secured bond. Goins remained in jail as of earlier today (April 7), Harwell is not listed as an inmate. Goins has a District Court date April 13, Harwell is scheduled to appear in District Court April 14.