NC man shoots neighbor after argument

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PERSON COUNTY, N.C. — A Person County man has been arrested after allegedly shooting his neighbor after an argument Tuesday night in the Chambers Loop Road area.

WTVD reported that 55-year-old Benjamin Darby is accused of standing at his neighbor’s mailbox and shooting a gun three or four times.

Officials said one of the bullets hit the neighbor, passing through his abdomen. The wounded man was not identified.

Darby was charged with first-degree attempted murder.

Officials said the shooting victim is recovering at Duke University Hospital.

Source: WTVD

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