Man shot in chuch parking lot
BLADENBORO, NC (WWAY) — (News Release) At 8:11 pm Wednesday, deputies were dispatched to Bryant Swamp Church in the Bladenboro area in reference to a subject shot.
They arrived to find Reuben Lee Harrelson, 36, of 192 Bryant Swamp Road had been shot in the right leg after an argument with neighbors.
Harrelson’s nephew had an argument with a group of boys at a neighboring residence. When Harrelson saw the group standing on the side of Bryant Swamp Road, he confronted them and a fight began. Harrelson said that during the fighting, he heard gunshots and felt pain in his right leg.
The group left the area prior to law enforcement arrival.
Harrelson was transported by EMS to Southeastern regional Medical Center in Lumberton for treatment of his injury.
The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office has suspect information in this case and charges should be coming soon.
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