A 19 year old man was airlifted to a Trauma Center after being shot Thursday afternoon between Pinebluff and Aberdeen with a 25 year old man in custody for the shooting.
Emergency units were called to a home on Longleaf Lane shortly after 3:00 pm to a report of a person having a gunshot injury.
The victim was transported from the scene to the Mac’s Food Store at the corner of Sandpit Road and Roseland Road to meet EMS and fire units.
The first arriving medical unit requested that a helicopter be dispatched to assist with this victim. The man was transported by ambulance to a field on Sandpit Road where a landing zone had been established to meet a helicopter to fly the victim to a Trauma Center for treatment.
25 year old Kelvin Tre Harris Jr from an Aberdeen address was arrested by the Moore County Sheriff’s Department and charged with Assault With A Deadly Weapon With Intent To Kill Inflicting Serious Injury and Possession Of A Firearm By A Felon.
Harris was transported to the Moore County Detention Center in Carthage where he was held under a $50,000.00 secure bond. His first scheduled appearance in court is on July 24, 2018.
Responding to the shooting were units with Pinebluff Fire & Rescue, Moore County EMS and the Moore County Sheriff’s Department.
The incident remains under investigation by the sheriff's department as of this report. We will update readers as further information becomes available.
(Last Updated 7/5/18 at 6:55 pm)