Deputies arrest man accused of shooting, killing another man outside barbecue restaurant in Trinity


Michael Isaac Russ, 39, of Trinity

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TRINITY, N.C. – Deputies have arrested a man accused of shooting and killing another man outside a barbecue restaurant in Trinity on Friday.

Michael Isaac Russ, 39, of Trinity, has been charged with one count of murder in the death of 27-year-old Larry Wayne Campbell, according to the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were called to the shooting at 4 p.m. in the parking lot of BBQ Joe's at 4873 N.C. 62 in Trinity.

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Family members told FOX8 on Friday that the victim was shot eight times. Deputies said he died at the scene.

The suspect was seen driving away in a truck toward Interstate 85 and was pulled over by a state trooper, who alerted the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities have not released a motive in the shooting. An autopsy is planned for the victim.

The suspect has been jailed in Randolph County under no bond.

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