LAURINBURG — An arrest was made after an 8-year-old was shot taking part in in his yard on Sunday.
In accordance with Capt. Chris Younger with the Laurinburg Police Division, officers responded to Marcellus Avenue round 2:10 p.m. for pictures fired. Officers discovered an 8-year-old with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg and discovered that whereas the kid was taking part in outdoors a black automobile drove by and started firing from the automobile.
The kid was transported to Scotland Memorial Hospital for therapy.
Later within the day, 27-year-old Zyquis Kyree Monroe of Richardson Highway was arrested in connection to the taking pictures. He was charged with assault with a lethal weapon with intent to kill and inflicting severe harm, discharging a firearm from inside an enclosure, and discharging a firearm within the metropolis limits.
Monroe was positioned within the Scotland County Detention Heart below a $100,000 bond.