December 8, 2015

From CharlotteObserver.com

Driver repossessing vehicle shot by owner as he’s hunting from tree stand Hunter arrested, taken to Lincoln County detention center

Nathan Monroe Myers, 39, was perched on a tree stand when he saw his vehicle being hooked to a tow truck, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said. Myers fired his .308 hunting rifle at the truck, the bullet piercing the back of the cab and hitting Ernest Brown, 30, of Lawndale in the side, deputies said.

Myers was arrested at the scene. He was charged with one felony count each of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, discharging a firearm into an occupied conveyance in operation and possession of a firearm by a felon.

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