Man charged with shooting his brother

April 21, 2009 4:28:22 AM PDT
A Halifax County man is charged with shooting his brother after an argument. According to the sheriff's office, officers were called to a home on Hedgepeth Road around 1:32 a.m. Tuesday.

Upon their arrival, deputies found one person shot and the suspect, 50-year-old Albert Lee Harper was arrested at the scene.

Officers say their investigation revealed Harper shot his brother after an argument over a phone call.

The victim was taken to the hospital. His condition is unknown.

Harper is charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He is being held under a $75,000 bond and his court date is scheduled for June 6.


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