Julie Eberly

Dejywan R. Floyd, 29, of Lumberton, NC, was arrested at the Parkview Apartments overnight, according to authorities. He is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Julie Eberly, 47, of Mannheim, Pennsylvania, along with discharging a weapon into occupied property. 

Shortly before 12 p.m Thursday, officers responded to a report of a person shot on Interstate 95 in Lumberton, North Carolina When officers arrived, Julie Eberly, 47, of Manheim, Pennsylvania, was found shot through the passenger door in a vehicle. Her husband, Ryan Eberly, who was driving at the time was uninjured. She was taken to Southeastern Health in Lumberton, where she later died from her injuries, authorities said.

The sheriff said the victim’s vehicle came close to another car during a merge into a lane. The car then pulled up alongside Eberly’s vehicle, and a person rolled down the window and fired multiple shots into the passenger door, the sheriff said. Eberly was struck multiple times and later died at a hospital. Her husband was unharmed before witnesses say the shooter sped off, according to Wilkins.