ST. PAULS — A 19-year-old is being held under a $100,000 bond in connection with a home invasion that left a Parkton man dead and three others injured, according to a statement from the Robeson County Sheriff’s Department
Dorean Dsheem Smith, of Lumberton, is charged with three counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, first-degree burglary, attempted armed robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery in the Dec. 23 home invasion during which 22-year-old Gary Wayne Adams was shot to death, according to the statement. The statement did not say that Smith is accused in Adams’ shooting death.
Sheriff’s Maj. Howard Branch said on Dec. 27 that a neighbor, who was inside the home at the time, heard a knock on the door and when he opened it, a gunman began firing. Smith was one of three men who broke into a mobile home at 381 Edge Grove Circle at 11:45 p.m., according to the statement.
Sheriff’s Detective Brandon L. Patterson led the investigation, and sheriff’s Lt. Reggle Strickland and Detective James Obershea assisted. More arrests are expected in the case, according to the statement.
Anyone with information can call the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office at 910-272-3100. Callers can remain anonymous.