Bolton man shot and killed outside nightclub


BOLTON, NC (WWAY) — Samuel Odell Hampton III, 24, was gunned down after an argument outside of The Hideaway in Bolton, according to the Whiteville News Reporter.

Hampton was shot in the head several times around 2 a.m. Saturday. He was immediately taken to Columbus Regional Healthcare, where he was pronounced dead.

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The newspaper reports that Jerry Lee Moore, 24, also of Bolton, turned himself in soon after the shooting. Moore has been charged with first degree murder.

Hampton’s murder is believed to be the first in Bolton in nearly a decade.