Halifax County man charged in pool hall shooting
Posted January 18, 2016
Ringwood, N.C. — A Halifax County man has been charged in connection with a shooting that happened Saturday night at Richardson's Pool Hall in Ringwood.
Michael Richardson, 46, of Littleton, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and inflicting serious injury.
According to deputies, Richardson shot a 38-year-old man in the midsection at about 9 p.m. The victim, whose name has not been released, was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Richardson turned himself in to authorities on Sunday evening.
Richardson was being held in the Halifax County jail under a $50,000 bond. He is scheduled to make a first court appearance on Feb. 24.
The investigation of the shooting is ongoing.