Suffolk home invasion suspect turns himself in

13News Now Jemie Lee has the story

SUFFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A suspect who was allegedly involved in an armed home invasion turned himself in to police, Monday.

Officers responded to the 1000 block of Cathedral Drive around 5:50 a.m. Sunday morning for an armed robbery. 

24-year-old Eugene Darnell Smith is accused of forcibly entering a home, shooting into it during entry and later waving a gun at two people inside.

Smith fled the home after the incident was still at large, until Monday afternoon. Smith was taken into custody after turning himself in, and taken to Western Tidewater Regional Jail. 

Smith has been charged with Armed Breaking and Entering, Shooting into Occupied Dwelling, Use of a Firearm in Commission of Felony, Destruction of Property, and two counts of Brandishing a Firearm.

The victims were not harmed.


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