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.