Local News

Moore County deputies investigating shooting; suspect identified

Posted July 1, 2020 6:35 p.m. EDT

Crime scene do not cross tape (Photo by kat wilcox from Pexels)

— Moore County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting that happened early Wednesday.

Officials said they responded to the Addor community outside Pinebluff after getting a call of a man who was shot. Deputies and EMS arrived and found the victim. He was transported to Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, where he was treated for life-threatening injuries.

The name of the victim was not released. Deputies were still investigating and have obtained warrants for the arrest of a suspect, Tradon Shamar Thomas, 38, of Hoffman. There is a $500 reward for information that results in the arrest of Thomas.

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

Our commenting policy has changed. If you would like to comment, please share on social media using the icons below and comment there.