MONROE – The Union County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left a Wingate man critically injured.
Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a call at 9:20 p.m. Aug. 12 in the 900 block of Clark Street after residents reported hearing gunshots. They found a man on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen area.
Archie Lemario Blount, 49, of Clark Street, was arrested on charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.
Detectives determined the victim and suspect were involved in a prior dispute.