Attempted murder suspect arrested by U.S. Marshals in High Point

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High Point police car (File photo)

HIGH POINT, N.C. – An attempted murder suspect was arrested by U.S. Marshals Friday morning in High Point.

Donald Lee Simms, Jr., 26, faces charges of attempted first degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon intent to kill inflicting serious injury and discharging a weapon into occupied property causing injury.

The suspect is accused of shooting and injuring a man Sept. 24 in the 1200 block of Tank Court in High Point, resulting in the victim being seriously injured.

The victim was shot several times and had serious injuries to his leg and groin area, according to authorities.

The suspect was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force and the High Point Police Department. He was jailed in High Point under a $500,000 bond and has court planned for next month.