Shooting in NC Leaves 1 Dead and 4 Injured, Suspect Arrested

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Source: MEGA; Moore County Sheriff's Office

Aug. 1 2022, Published 10:04 a.m. ET

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A man has been charged with murder in connection to a shooting that left one dead and four other people injured, according to police.

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Last week, the Moore County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina announced the arrest of Malik Anthony Williams, 25.

Around 3:30 a.m. on July 23, deputies responded to a reported shooting in Pinebluff, North Carolina.

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Deputies arrived and found Keith Martinez Wright Jr., 29, dead from a gunshot wound, according to the sheriff’s office. Four other people were injured and treated for their gunshot wounds.

Police have not released a motive in the shooting.

Williams was charged with first-degree murder and is being held in jail without bond.


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