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Man charged with shooting at car on I-95, trying to rob driver

Posted November 7, 2011

— A man who shot at a car on Interstate 95 early Sunday was beaten up when he tried to rob the car's occupants, authorities said Monday.

The shooting happened at about 6 a.m., and when the car pulled off the road, the gunman tried to rob the driver and passenger, authorities said. The driver fought back and overpowered the gunman.

Jimmy Locklear, 23, no address available, was charged with attempted murder and two counts of attempted armed robbery. He was being held in the Robeson County jail under a $200,000 bond.


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  • ashleesboss Nov 14, 2011

    AHAHAHAHAHAHAAAA!! That is too funny.. Good old southern justice

  • ProudBlackSingleMother Nov 8, 2011

    Locklear is from Lumberton... all of them are from Lumberton.

  • Rebelyell55 Nov 7, 2011

    Dang, bet he lost his gun too, on top of the whopping he got. So good to see these type of stories..

  • parichar77 Nov 7, 2011

    won't try that one again?