Lenoir County deputies arrest man wanted in Monday shooting

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The Lenoir County Sheriffs Office have arrested a man wanted for a shooting reported on Monday.

The incident occurred on Old Pink Hill Road.

Detectives have been searching for Javier Lara since Monday.

Lara was considered armed and dangerous based on the statements from those involved, officials said.

He was taken into custody on a traffic stop in Lenoir County Wednesday afternoon.

Lara was charged with attempted murder, shooting into an occupied vehicle and assault with a deadly weapon.

He will also be served with warrants for previous charges including assault on a female, communicating threats and battery of an unborn child.


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