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Carthage man charged after teen shot in head

Posted January 9, 2020 9:15 a.m. EST
Updated January 9, 2020 9:27 a.m. EST

Cameron Justice Callicutt, 20, was charged with one count of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

— A Carthage man has been arrested on assault charges following the Jan. 7 shooting of a 16-year-old.

The shooting occurred in the Lobelia area of Moore County. The victim was transported by helicopter to UNC-Chapel Hill for a gunshot wound to the head but is expected to recover from his injuries.

Cameron Justice Callicutt, 20, was charged with one count of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

He was being held Thursday at the Moore County Detention Center under $200,000 secured bond. A court date was scheduled for Jan. 15.

No other details were provided.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Moore County Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip Line at 910-947-4444.

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