TEASER, Crime, High Contrast Police Lights

Southern Pines Police responded to a shooting incident at the Brookside Park Apartment complex on Saturday evening shortly after 7 p.m.This is the second such violent incident that has been reported this weekend.

The victim identified as Jeremiah McBride, 22, of Cameron, was transported to a regional trauma center. According to authorities, the incident was not a random act of violence, and there is not an ongoing threat to the community. 

Southern Pines Police are also actively investigating a shooting that occurred Friday evening in the 200 block of South Mechanic Street. Shaquille Damon Jones, 26, of Jackson Springs, who was transported by private vehicle to FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.  

This incident was also not a random act of violence according to a news release issued by police.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Southern Pines Police Department at (910) 692-7031, or you may remain anonymous and call the tip line at (910) 693-4110.

(4) comments

Jim Tomashoff

While I don't know this to be absolutely true, I believe most of the time The Pilot's editors delete a comment the comment came from Kent. Will there ever be a time when the paper says "enough is enough" and bans him from commenting at all. Return his subscription fee. At the very least any time somebody/anybody cites a "fact" require him/her to include a link to the source of said fact(s), if they don't do so don't allow said fact to appear as a comment. This should be a stated requirement for the privilege of commenting. I realize that the comment section is not an academic publication, so requiring links to supposed "facts" may seem a bit extreme. But assertions of "facts" that are actually lies can be dangerous, especially now.

Jim Davis

The Brookside Park Apartment complex is the very definition of an on-going threat to the community

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Mark Hayes

Yep, 4,300 fakers just today in North Carolina. We were enjoying a booming economy, and still could have, had some not viewed the virus as you. Just a simple statement of how dangerous the virus could be, advise to take all precautionary measures, that was all Trump needed to do, and he would have been re elected, he didn't, and now, well you know the rest of the story.

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J.D. Rhoades

Well, at least they're not blaming everything on the lack of prayer in schools any more.

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