A suspect was recently captured in connection with a shooting at Legends Bar in Southern Pines. Authorities responded to the bar at Old U.S. 1 Highway on Saturday at 1:15 a.m. for a reported aggravated assault with a firearm.
“Upon arrival, members of the department’s patrol division learned that during an altercation between two of the establishment’s patrons, one of the involved parties shot the other and fled from the scene,” said Southern Pines Police Department in a press release on Saturday evening.
Details on the victim’s condition were not released.
Officials immediately released surveillance pictures of a suspect and asked the public’s assistance in identifying the person.
Southern Pines Police Department issued a follow-up statement Wednesday.
“The Southern Pines Police Department would like to thank the community for their assistance during an Aggravated Assault with a Firearm investigation at Legends Bar located at 1113 Old US 1 Highway on Saturday, April 10, 2021,” said the department. “A suspect has been identified and has been taken into custody. The Southern Pines Police Department will not be releasing any further information regarding the person taken into custody. However, anyone who may have information related to this crime is encouraged to contact the Southern Pines Police Department.”
If you have information regarding this case, please call the Southern Pines Police Department at 910-692-7031 or the Investigation Division of the Southern Pines Police Department at (910) 693-1481, or the Crime Tip Line at (910) 693-4110.
All information provided will remain confidential and can be provided anonymously.