Clarkton man arrested for attempted murder

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Submitted: Tue, 04/24/2012 - 7:49pm
Updated: Tue, 04/24/2012 - 7:54pm

Elizabethtown, NC (WWAY) — A Clarkton man is facing an attempted murder charge after a shooting in Elizabethtown.

The suspect is 23-year-old Montrece Montgomery. Police say the shooting happened around 3:00 p.m. in the area of Martin Luther King Drive and Quail Street.

The victim was taken to the Bladen County hospital. Police say that victim and another person were walking down Martin Luther King Drive when a vehicle drove by and started shooting.

Montgomery is in the Bladen County jail under a $500,000 secured bond.

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