S.P. Police Nab Suspect in Attempted Murder
Southern Pines police arrested a Candor man on charges of opening fire with a handgun in a convenience store parking Tuesday.
Tory Kwamae Upchurch, 19, of Leak Road, Candor, is accused of firing a handgun multiple times into a vehicle occupied by a female and her infant son. There were no injuries reported in the shooting that took place at 1:25 p.m. outside M & S Market located at 912 W. Pennsylvania Avenue in Southern Pines. He was apprehended after a search of the area, according to a press release
He was charged with attempted first degree murder, discharging a weapon into occupied property and resisting, delaying and obstructing an officer.
He was placed in jail with no bail.
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