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Craven Co. man wanted for shooting turns himself in

Deputies say they pulled over a car and found a man who had been shot multiple times.
Deputies need your help finding a man believed to be armed wanted in connection with a weekend...
Deputies need your help finding a man believed to be armed wanted in connection with a weekend shooting.(Craven County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jan. 25, 2021 at 8:29 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 25, 2021 at 12:48 PM EST
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CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A man wanted for a weekend shooting outside a dollar store is now in custody.

Craven County deputies say Ja’Quan Sutton turned himself in this afternoon.

The 19-year-old was wanted for Sunday’s shooting in the parking lot of the Family Dollar in Dover.

On the way to the shooting call, deputies stopped a vehicle on Old U.S. 70 Highway. They say Shakari McCall was inside and had been shot multiple times. He was flown to Vidant Medical Center, where he is believed to be in stable condition.

Sutton has been charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, felony discharging a weapon into occupied vehicle causing serious injury, and felony discharging a weapon into an occupied moving vehicle.

The Dover man was jailed on a $500,000 secured bond.

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Deputies need your help finding a man believed to be armed wanted in connection with shooting on Sunday.

The Craven County Sheriff’s Office is looking for 19-year-old Ja’Quan Sutton from Dover. Deputies say they responded to the parking lot of a Family Dollar in Dover for a shooting.

On the way there, deputies stopped a vehicle on Old U.S. 70 Highway. They say Shakari McCall was inside and had been shot multiple times. He was flown to Vidant Medical Center, where he is believed to be in stable condition.

Investigators say upon further investigation, they believe Sutton is the suspect. He is wanted for felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He could be driving a 2012 red Ford Fusion with North Carolina plates JBH-6918.

If you have information, call the Craven County Sheriff’s Office at 252-636-6620, Craven County Communications at 252-633-2357 or 911.

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