ROBESON COUNTY, North Carolina —The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office has announced that they are seeking the arrest of Kenneth J. Mitchell, a 33-year-old man from Lumberton, following a shooting incident that occurred on Friday night in Robeson County.
The suspect is being charged with several offenses, including first-degree murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and discharging a weapon in an enclosure to incite fear. The Sheriff’s Office has not provided any further information about the incident or the circumstances surrounding it.
Authorities are urging anyone with information about Mitchell’s whereabouts to come forward and assist with the investigation. It is unclear at this time whether Mitchell poses a continued threat to the community, but officials are advising caution until he is located and apprehended.
On Friday, at approximately 8:30 p.m., law enforcement officials responded to reports of a shooting on Parnell Road. Upon arrival, they discovered the body of Donald Ray Williams, a 27-year-old resident of Wagram, who had been fatally shot.
The sheriff’s office has not released any further details regarding the incident at this time. As the investigation is ongoing, no additional information has been made available.