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Man Charged With Shooting Brother

Posted January 11, 2008 9:50 a.m. EST

— Cumberland County Sheriff’s detectives were investigating a shooting that happened in Fayetteville early Friday morning.

Investigators say the victim, 47-year old Jack Blackwell of 747 Robeson Ave., Pembroke, was shot once in the leg while standing in the parking lot of a convenience store at 3330 Natal Road.

Blackwell was taken by ambulance to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center where he was undergoing surgery.

Blackwell’s brother, 37-year old Ray Deloyette Dallas of 2529 Carriage Drive, was arrested at his house. He was charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.

The shooting was the result of an argument that broke out between the pair shortly after 5 a.m., authorities said.

No bond or first court appearance was set for Dallas as of 10 a.m. Friday because he was being treated for wounds to his arm and abdomen at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.