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Man wanted in New Year's Day shooting in Erwin surrenders

Posted January 1, 2014 1:43 p.m. EST
Updated January 2, 2014 12:36 p.m. EST

Derrick McNeill

— A Dunn man wanted in connection with a shooting that sent an Erwin man to a hospital early Wednesday surrendered to Harnett County authorities Thursday morning.

Derrick McNeill, 28, of South Ellis Avenue, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He was being held in the Harnett County jail under a$10,000 secured bond.

According to authorities, McNeill shot Marcus Dante McNeill at about 1 a.m. Wednesday at a home on Bunnlevel Erwin Road in Erwin.

Marcus McNeill, 37, was taken to Betsy Johnson Memorial Hospital and later airlifted to another medical facility. His condition wasn't available Wednesday afternoon.

Authorities said it was unclear if Derrick McNeill and Marcus McNeill are related.