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Man accused of shooting moped rider in Statesville turns self in

Blackwell (Source: Statesville Police Department) Blackwell (Source: Statesville Police Department)
STATESVILLE, NC (WBTV) -

A man accused of shooting another man on a moped at an intersection in Statesville Monday afternoon turned himself into police Thursday. 

Craig Alan Blackwell Jr., 24, drove by and shot a 26-year-old man who was on a moped at Park Drive at Bristol Drive, Statesville police say. The incident happened around 3:45 p.m. 

Blackwell was on a red and black moped. 

EMS took the 26-year-old man to the hospital.

Blackwell was charged with assault with a deadly weapon intent to kill inflicting serious injury, possession of a firearm by felon, and discharging a firearm in the city, He was held in a $275,000 bond. 

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