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Man arrested for shooting at Moore deputies

Posted May 3, 2011

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— Moore County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Tuesday who they say shot at law enforcement officers in March.

Sheriff Lane Carter said Garland Wayne Bass, 61, of 2305 Flowers Road in Jackson Springs, fired on deputies, a social worker and a neighbor on March 7. Bass was injured in the shootout, but no one else was hurt.

Bass faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill on a law enforcement officer and assault by pointing a gun. He was being held at Central Prison in Raleigh where he was being treated for his injuries under at $1 million secured bond.

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  • mad_dash May 4, 2011

    Glad he was the only one hurt!