Man accused of shooting moped rider in Statesville turns self in

Man accused of shooting moped rider in Statesville turns self in

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.

Copyright 2017 WBTV. All rights reserved.