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Lawmen: Fight Over Phone Call Leads To Shooting

A fight over a phone call led to one brother shooting another, lawmen say.

50-year-old Albert Lee Harper of Hedgepath Rd. in Littleton in Halifax County is facing charges for the attempted murder of his brother. The Halifax County Sheriff's Office responded to 4790 Hedgepath Rd. at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. Lawmen say they arrested Harper on the spot and took his brother to the hospital. Officials say the plan was to take the victim for treatment at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

Harper is also facing a charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. His bond was set at $75,000 dollars.


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