Police: Man Fires Gun From Vehicle In Downtown Boone, 1 Person Injured
BOONE, N.C. — Police responded to a shooting on King Street in downtown Boone, N.C. on Saturday where one person was injured.
Officers responded to the scene around 10 a.m. after multiple 911 calls claimed a man, driving a white Toyota pickup heading west, was firing randomly from his vehicle.
Officers say they conducted a traffic stop on West King Street, where the suspect surrendered and was taken into custody without further incident.
Police say two vehicles were struck during the shooting, and one passenger was grazed by a bullet and taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.
24-year-old Joseph Navarette has been charged with two counts of shooting into an occupied vehicle and one count of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury for his involvement in this case, according to a news release.
Police say Navarette is being held under a $1,000,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on August 13th.
The investigation into this case remains active and ongoing.
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