Wednesday, December 08, 2021
Feds File Charges Against La Grange Shooting Suspect

Feds File Charges Against La Grange Shooting Suspect

The target of a two-day manhunt in Lenoir County is now facing federal charges.  Robert J. Higdon, Jr., the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, has announced 30-year-old Robert Lee Strother of Kinston has been charged with Carjacking and firearm offenses, which carry a maximum life sentence if Strother is convicted.  Strother is already facing numerous charges after he allegedly shot a Lenoir County deputy who was responding to a domestic call in La Grange on November 19th.  Strother also allegedly shot a resident before stealing that individual’s vehicle during the situation.  The manhunt came to an end November 21st when Strother was shot and taken into custody by law enforcement.

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