SWAIN CO., NC (WSPA) – Deputies say one person was airlifted to the hospital and another has been charged after a shooting early Wednesday morning in Swain County.
According to the Swain County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to a report of shots fired along Conley’s Creek Road.
When deputies arrived at the scene, they found a victim who had been shot several times in the face.
Deputies said the suspect, identified as Shawn Allen Rose, was found hiding under a bridge on Williamson Road a short distance away and was taken into custody.
Rose has been charged with felony attempted first degree murder and is being held in the Swain County Detention Center on $100,000 bond.
The victim had to be airlifted to the hospital where he is expected to have surgery on his face, according to the sheriff’s office.