LAURINBURG, N.C. (WBTW) — Police arrested a man Sunday after an 8-year-old was hurt in a drive-by shooting in Laurinburg, according to the Laurinburg Police Department.

Zyquis Kyree Monroe, 27, of Laurinburg, was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, discharging a firearm from within an enclosure, and discharging a firearm in city limits, according to police.

The child was shot in the leg at about 2:10 p.m. on Marcellus Street when someone in a black vehicle drove by and began shooting, according to police.

The child was taken to Scotland Memorial Hospital for treatment and is expected to be OK, police said.

The shooting remains under investigation.

Monroe is held in the Scotland County Detention Center on a $100,000 secured bond, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Laurinburg Police Department at 910-276-3211.

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