Saturday, December 4, 2021

Sheriff: Carthage man shot son

— A Carthage man was arrested Tuesday and charged with shooting his 18-year-old son, teh Moore County Sheriff’s Office said.

Edward Cornell McLaughlin, 72, of 332 Heavenwood Road, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He was being held in the Moore County jail under a $100,000 bond.

Authorities said the teen was shot in the face inside the Heavenwood Road home. He was taken to FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, but his condition wasn’t known.

A special thank you to our friends at WRAL for helping out with this post.

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