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Southern Pines man charged with assault, discharging firearm within city limits

Posted May 4

— Southern Pines police arrested and charged Tariq Daveon Newsome, 18, with assualt with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon and discharging a firearm within city limits.

On May 3, police dispatched to a report of shots being fired at the Timberlane Apartments located in the 100 block of Murray Hill Road.

Newsome had fled the area on foot prior to the officer’s arrival, and no injuries were reported.  

Newsome is being held at the  Moore County Detention Center under a $15,000.00 secured bond pending a hearing in Moore County District Court on May 9.


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