Man shot in Fayetteville, suspect arrested


Lamont Everett, 36, showed up at Highsmith Rainey Hospital around 10:30 p.m. after being involved in a shooting on Morgan Street near Bryan Street.

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Everett suffered two wounds to his stomach and was immediately transported to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where he was taken into surgery. He was listed in critical condition Thursday afternoon.

Officers arrested 31-year-old Jason McKnight near Morgan Street after neighbors in the area reported hearing multiple gunshots 30 minutes earlier.

McKnight is charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon, and firing a weapon into an occupied property. Bond was set at $25,000.

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