COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - A Tabor City man has been charged with murder in connection to a fatal shooting in Columbus County.
Mark Anthony Nelson, 24, was arrested by the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday and charged with:
- Attempted First Degree Murder
- Possession of a Firearm by a Felon
- Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon
- Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury
According to the sheriff’s office, Nelson is accused of fatally shooting a man on Sellers Town Road in Whiteville on Nov. 29. A second man also suffered a gunshot wound at the scene and was in critical condition. The two victims were related, the sheriff’s office said.