2 men charged in Spring Lake murder on the run, considered armed and dangerous

Devante Watson and Glenn Warren (Spring Lake Police Department)
Devante Watson and Glenn Warren (Spring Lake Police Department)

SPRING LAKE, N.C. (WNCN) — Spring Lake police are looking for two men charged with first-degree murder and are considered to be armed and dangerous, the department announced.

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Spring Lake detectives obtained outstanding warrants for first-degree murder charges on Glenn “Unique” Warren, 31, and Devante Shamar “Flip” Watson, 18, in connection with a Nov. 5 murder.

Watson and Warren are wanted for the murder of Devonte Squan Tart, 24, of Dunn. Tart was found shot to death behind a vacant apartment building on King Street in Spring Lake around 2:30 p.m. Police said he had been killed before his body was dumped behind the building.


Police said the murder was not random and Tart knew the suspects.

The investigation is ongoing and police expect more arrests in the case.

No motive has been determined, but detectives believe it could be gang-related.

Spring Lake police are requesting the public’s assistance and asking anyone with information regarding the murder and/or the whereabouts of Watson and Warren, to contact Spring Lake detectives at (910) 436-0350 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

The suspects are considered armed and dangerous.

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