COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A woman was taken to the hospital Wednesday evening after being shot in Bolton, authorities say.
The Columbus County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched just before 7:30 p.m. to the 400-block of Hufham Road in Bolton in reference to a gunshot wound.
A 25-year-old woman was shot in her leg while reportedly looking for her horse that had run away in the woods.
During the investigation, CCSO says searches were completed including a home in the 200-block of Hufham Road.
After the search, Jimmy and Frederick Thomas were arrested.
Jimmy is charged with seven counts of a firearm by a felon.
Frederick was charged for possession of a stolen firearm, possession of 44 grams of marijuana, maintaining a dwelling, and possession of marijuana paraphernalia for two sets of digital scales.
The investigation is ongoing.