Citizens heard shots fired in the Seagrove area on Sunday and called authorities to investigate.  Moore County Sheriff Deputies arrested a Seagrove man after an investigation upon arrival.

William Harvey Kennedy, Jr. of West Chrisco Road, was arrested and placed in the Moore County Detention Center under a $5,000 unsecured bond, according to a news release from the Moore County Sheriff’s Office.

Photo contributed by Moore County Sheriff’s Office

Deputies seized 10 firearms with assorted boxes of ammunition.  Kennedy was charged with possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

Kennedy is expected to appear in court on May 22nd.

All defendants facing criminal charges are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


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