Suspect wanted after 59-year-old shot in Laurinburg, police say
LAURINBURG, N.C. (WMBF) - Laurinburg police are searching for the suspect in a Thursday night shooting that sent one to the hospital.
On Thursday at approximately 7:45 p.m., officers with the Laurinburg Police Department responded to the area of Washington and Shady Street in reference to a gunshot victim.
Responding officers found Tyrone Depre Bennett, 59, of Laurinburg, in the yard of 1002 Washington Street with a gunshot wound.
Bennett was transported to Scotland Memorial Hospital. He is in critical but stable condition and is suspected to survive.
A warrant has been issued for Michael Antrantrino Lee, 47, of Raeford, for attempted 1st-degree murder, possession of a firearm by felon, and discharge of firearm in city limits.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Laurinburg Police Department at 910-276-3211. You may also contact Scotland Crimestoppers at 910-266-8146 or visit the website www.scotlandcountycs.com or the tip app P3tips.com.
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