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Sampson Deputies Searching For Two Men Wanted For Attempted Murder

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AUTRYVILLE, N.C. — Deputies with the Sampson County Sheriff's Office are looking for two men who may be connected to a shooting that sent two people to the hospital Sunday.

Deputies arrived at a location on Carry Bridge Road in Autryville shortly after 7:30 a.m. Sunday and found Johnny Dale Carey Sr. and Jeffrey Dean Yarborough with gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to Sampson Regional Medical Center. Carey has since been airlifted to UNC Medical Center, where he is listed in critical condition, deputies said.

The sheriff's office is looking for two suspects in the shooting: James Robert Bain and John Vincent O'Boyle Jr.

Bain, 60, has brown hair and blue eyes, and stands about 5-foot-10 and weighs 180 pounds. He has a scar under his left eye and a scar on his right knee. Bain also goes by the name Bobby.

O'Boyle, 42, has brown hair and brown eyes, and is about 6-foot-1 and 190 pounds. He has a birthmark on his abdomen, a scar on his left arm, a tattoo on both arms and a tattoo on his left hand. He also goes by the name Yank or Yanky.

The suspects may be in the company of Susan Carter, deputies said.

They were last seen driving a white Ford Bronco in the Beaverdam community, near the Sampson and Cumberland counties line.

One of the suspects may have a gunshot wound, deputies said.

Bain and O'Boyle are wanted for attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, and felonious breaking and entering.

Anyone who may have information in this incident is asked to call the Sampson County Sheriff's Office at

(910) 592-4141


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