Deputies arrest suspect accused of shooting man multiple times in Robeson County

Deputies arrest suspect accused of shooting man multiple times in Robeson County
Dennis Smith (Source: Robeson County Sheriff's Office)

ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WMBF) – The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office provided new details on a shooting that took place Monday morning.

Deputies were called around 10:45 a.m. to a shooting near Billy Cox’s Grocery on N.C. 41 just east of Lumberton.

Authorities found a 39-year-old victim who they said was shot multiple times. That person was flown to a local hospital for treatment.

Deputies arrested Dennis Smith, 38, at another gas station in Lumberton in connection to the shooting.

He is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Smith is currently at the Robeson County Detention Center under a $250,000 bond.

Anyone with additional information or was a witness to the shooting is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 910-671-3170.

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