'Armed and dangerous’ attempted murder suspect arrested by Albemarle Police

'Armed and dangerous’ attempted murder suspect arrested by Albemarle Police
Travis Devon Colson (Source: Albemarle Police Department)

ALBEMARLE, N.C. (WBTV) - The Albemarle Police Department has arrested a man charged with attempting to kill an 18-year-old male on Saturday afternoon.

Police were initially called to the O’Reilly Auto Parts on NC 24-27 shortly after 12:00 p.m. on October 19. Upon arriving at the scene, officers found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound in front of the business.

The victim was transported to the hospital where he is currently listed as in stable condition.

An investigation into the matter determined that Travis Devon Colson was responsible for the shooting. Colson has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury as well as possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Colson was arrested Friday morning and is currently being held on bond.

No further information has been released at this time.

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