LEXINGTON, N.C. (WGHP) — A wanted man has been arrested nearly two weeks after an attempted murder in Lexington, according to police.

Police say that they responded to a gas station on Cotton Grove Road just after 3 p.m. on Aug. 4 about a shooting. They found 37-year-old Ricky Kessler in the parking lot. He had been shot multiple times and was taken to the hospital in critical condition.


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Police “quickly” identified the suspects as Martika Lattimore and Rozell Sanders, both of Lexington. Lattimore, 34, was taken into custody and charged with accessory after the fact to attempted first-degree murder and given a $50,000 bond.

On Aug. 16, Sanders, 39, was taken into custody by the Lexington Police Department with assistance from the US Marshals Service, who helped locate Sanders in Winston-Salem.

Sanders is charged with attempted first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon and was given a $250,000 secured bond.