Man arrested after shooting injures 1 in Haywood Co.
HAYWOOD COUNTY,N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office said a man was arrested after a shooting injured one person on Saturday.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, officers were called to a scene in Lake Junaluska on North Lakeshore Drive at around 1:13 p.m. for an alleged gunshot wound.
Once on scene, deputies learned the 21-year-old victim was taken to the hospital for a gunshot wound to the leg.
Deputies said the suspect, 35-year-old Christopher McNeely, had left the scene, but turned himself in after speaking with a deputy on the phone.
McNeely’s wife and a child were also present during the incident.
He is facing the following charges:
- Assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury
- Injury to personal property
- Misdemeanor child abuse
Deputies said McNeely is currently being held at the Haywood County Detention Center on a $750,000.
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