HAYWOOD COUNTY, N.C. (WSPA) – The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office said that one person has been arrested after a shooting left one person injured on Saturday.

Deputies said that law enforcement and first responders responded to a person who was shot.

According to deputies, the incident occurred near the Lake Junaluska area. Deputies said that there is no threat to the community at this time.

According to deputies, the victim has been transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Deputies said that they believed the people involved in the incident knew one another.

Deputies said that they arrested Christopher McNeely, 35, of Cullowhee, North Carolina.

McNeely was charged with the following:

  • assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury
  • injury to personal property
  • misdemeanor child abuse

McNeely was booked into the Haywood County Detention Center under a $750,000 bond.

The investigation remains ongoing at this time.