3 charged in LaGrange shooting incident

LAGRANGE, N.C. (WNCT) – Deputies arrested three men after a shots fired incident that forced two Lenoir County schools in LaGrange to go into lockdown on Monday.

It happened on West Queen Street.

Witnesses reported two vehicles possibly shooting at each other or being shot at on the street. Responding deputies located the vehicles a short time later, positively identifying them as the vehicles involved in the shooting incident. A search fo the vehicles yielded stolen property from recent breaking and enterings in the northern area of Lenoir County that same morning.

Deputies arrested the three, identifying them as 18-year-old Tanner Ray Kinsey, 20-year-old Terrance Outlaw, and 22-year-old Gregory Gillette.

Kinsey was charged with breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering and possession of stolen goods.  He was placed in the Lenoir County Detention Center under $15,000 secured bond.

Outlaw was charged with breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering and possession of stolen goods, PWISD Marijuana, Possession of a Control Substance within 300 feet of a school and an outstanding order for arrest.  He was placed in the Lenoir County Detention Center under $40,000 secured bond.

Gillette was charged with carrying a concealed gun and PWISD marijuana. He was placed in the Lenoir County Detention Center under $2,500 secured bond. Gillette has since made bond.

The incident remains under investigation, but deputies said there were no gunshot victims as a result of this incident and at no time did any of the suspects enter onto the school property.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Lenoir County Crimestoppers at 252-523-4444.  Please contact Major Ryan Dawson at 252-559-6101 or by email at rdawson@co.lenoir.nc.us with any questions.

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