Suspect in September Attempted Homicide Back in Moore County Jail
A suspect in an attempted homicide that occurred on Sept. 14, who was arrested earlier this month in Florida, is back in the Moore County jail.
Kovacs Kieron Troutman, 29, of Southern Pines, was placed in the jail Saturday. He is facing charges from the Southern Pines Police and the Moore County Sheriff's office, according to the jail website.
Southern Pines police have charged Troutman with three counts of attempted first degree murder, and one count each of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill - inflicting serious injury, discharging a weapon into occupied property causing serious bodily injury and assault on a female.
Those charges are in connection with an attempted homicide that took place at 10:54 p.m. on Sept. 14 at the U.S. 1 South off ramp to Morganton Road in Southern Pines. There, officers discovered a man had been shot multiple times will sitting in a parked vehicle. He was treated at the scene and then transported to a hospital to receive further care.
Troutman is also facing numerous charges from the Moore County Sheriff's Office. Those include: Three counts of attempted first degree murder, three counts of being a habitual felon, two counts of possession of a firearm by a felon, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflict serious injury, two counts of possession of marijuana up to half an ounce, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, and one count each of asault by pointing a gun, assault on a female, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, deliver cocaine, discharging a weapon into occupied property causing serious bodily injury, driving while license revoked, possession with intent to sell/deliver cocaine, possession of stolen goods/property, sell cocaine, and resisting a public officer.
Troutman was arrested on Oct. 12 in Florida by the Indian River County Sheriff's Office.
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