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Teen's Throat Slashed During Fireworks Show

Posted July 5, 2007 10:21 p.m. EDT
Updated July 6, 2007 1:19 p.m. EDT

— A teen’s throat was slashed during a fight at the Lumberton fireworks show Tuesday night, according to police.

Sheila McKeithan, 16, of Lumberton, was taken to Southeastern Regional Medical Center where she reportedly underwent surgery, police said.

Authorities said the fight broke out in the parking lot of Aldi’s grocery store. Authorities said McKeithan was there to watch the fireworks display at Lumberton High School.

According to investigators, it is not known if McKeithan was involved in the fight or how many people were fighting.