Chatham County shooting suspect found in Chapel Hill after manhunt

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The Chatham County Sheriff's Office has called off a lengthy manhunt for a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting that injured a man Tuesday. (Chatham County Sheriff's Office)

The Chatham County Sheriff's Office has called off a lengthy manhunt for a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting that injured a man Tuesday.

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Early Wednesday morning, Chatham County investigators and FBI Task Force officers found Angel Soto at the Pine Gate Apartment complex in Chapel Hill.

The search for the 28-year-old started late Tuesday morning after deputies said Soto shot a man around 11 a.m. in the 1100 block of Charlie Brooks Road in Moncure.

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The victim, 21-year-old Jacob Hinson, was taken to the hospital, where he is currently in stable condition.

Following the shooting, authorities said Soto was considered "armed and dangerous" and may be accompanied by Kassidy Lowe.



Authorities took Soto into custody without incident around 2 a.m. and transported him to Chatham County for questioning. Lowe, who was found with Soto, was uninjured. Officials say she will also be questioned, but is not considered a suspect in the case.

Soto is charged with one count of felony attempted murder, one count of felony assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, and one count of misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon. He has been given a $475,000 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in Chatham County District Court on February 20.

An investigation is ongoing.

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