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Laurinburg man charged with murder

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Kamel Stewart (Source: Laurinburg Police) Kamel Stewart (Source: Laurinburg Police)

LAURINBURG, NC (WMBF) - Laurinburg Police have jailed the man connected to the shooting death of 24-year-old Bryon Covington.

Covington was shot on Washington Street in Laurinburg around 5 p.m. Wednesday. He was pronounced dead at the scene from a gunshot wound.

An investigation revealed that Covington got involved in a disturbance between 21-year-old Kamel Stewart and a female when bullets rang out.

Laurinburg Police officers have charged Kamel Stewart with murder. He is being held in the Scotland County Jail with no bond.

Anyone with information about this shooting should contact the Laurinburg Police Department at 910-276-3211.

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