Man charged in Robeson County shooting that left 2 injured

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ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WBTW) — Two people were injured Monday night in a shooting in St. Pauls, according to Police Chief Stephen Dollinger.

Police were called at about 9:22 p.m. to the Fox Ridge Apartment Complex on South McGoogan Street, Dollinger said. Police believe the shooting stemmed from an argument.

One victim was flown to a hospital and the second was taken by ambulance, Dollinger said.

Knowledge Lewis, 20, of Fayetteville, North Carolina, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflict serious bodily injury, assault by pointing a gun, discharging a firearm within city limits, and causing injury to personal property, according to police.

Lewis was shot by another man who came to his son’s defense, police said.

Lewis is held at the Robeson County Detention Center on a $1 million bond. He is also held on a $50,000 bond for outstanding warrants.

Anyone with information is asked to call St. Pauls Police Department at 910-865-5155.

Count on News13 for updates to this developing story.

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