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Lumberton man charged for shooting of 2 McDonald's employees in November

Damian Jeremiah Bowers. (Source: Robeson County Detention Center) Damian Jeremiah Bowers. (Source: Robeson County Detention Center)
Google Maps Street View image of the McDonald's. (Source: Google) Google Maps Street View image of the McDonald's. (Source: Google)

LUMBERTON, NC (WMBF) – A Lumberton man has been arrested in connection with the shooting of two McDonald’s employees on Friday, November 11.

On Thursday, 19-year-old Damian Jeremiah Bowers was taken into custody without incident in Wilson, North Carolina, according to a news release from the Lumberton Police Department. He is charged with two counts of attempted murder and two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, inflicting serious injury.

The two employees of the McDonald’s on Roberts Avenue in Lumberton were shot, but their injuries were not life-threatening, Captain Terry Parker said.

The employees were shot at about 9:45 p.m. after they asked the shooter and a group that was with the shooter to move their car for a delivery truck, Capt. Parker said. After the shooting, the group left in the car.

Bowers was given an secure bond of $80,000 and as of Friday afternoon, he was being held in the Robeson County Detention Center.

Capt. Parker said that more arrests are possible as the investigation continues.

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