• 82°

Second suspect arrested in connection with armed robbery of North Carolina duck hunters

A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the armed robbery of a group of duck hunters in North Carolina, authorities said.

The Pender County Sheriff’s Office said Tyrese Daquan Lee, 26, was taken into custody on Tuesday, WECT reported. Lee faces multiple charges, including armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, according to the sheriff’s office. It’s not known if Lee has an attorney.

In January, the sheriff’s office said the four hunters were returning to their vehicles when they encountered the two suspects. According to the sheriff’s office, the suspects shot one of the victims, then took the group’s money and weapons.

According to the sheriff’s office, the shooting victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Deputies previously arrested James Farland Jr. in connection with the robbery. Farland is scheduled to appear in court on Friday. An attorney for Farland couldn’t be reached for comment on Wednesday.

READ ABOUT MORE NEWS HERE.

RECENT HEADLINES:

Two arrested in connection with shots fired in Kill Devil Hills

After 24 years, murder of Denise Johnson remains unsolved

Hyde

Airplane flips after landing at Ocracoke airport

Crime

North Carolina police investigating drive-by shooting that claimed life of 12-year-old

Crime

Virginia man arrested for domestic assault in Rodanthe

News

William B. Umstead Bridge speed limit temporarily lowered for purple martins

Crime

Virginia man arrested in Nags Head after traffic stop

Lifestyles

Outer Banks Anglers Club to hear from artificial reef coordinator at next meeting

Crime

Former North Carolina resident sentenced to prison for bribery, visa fraud, tax charges

Hyde

Drone trial delivers supplies to Ocracoke Island

News

Comments open on proposed Buxton and Avon nourishment projects

Currituck

Shingle Landing Park opens in Moyock

News

Retired magistrate called back to active duty

Lifestyles

New bicycle exhibit opens at Roanoke Island Festival Park

Crime

North Carolina man sentenced to five years in prison, three years of supervised release for firearm charge

Crime

Two men dead after interstate shooting in North Carolina

Lifestyles

Hundreds gather to witness release of two sea turtles at Coquina Beach

News

Major North Carolina hospital systems to require staff to get COVID-19 vaccine

News

Firefighters rescue multiple children from North Carolina house fire

Lifestyles

Outer Banks Community Foundation grant deadline nears

Crime

Cooper announces reward for information on Guilford County murder

Lifestyles

Fascinating fasciation: Roanoke Island garden experiences rare phenomenon

Crime

North Carolina man sentenced to over 17 years in prison for soliciting minors for photos

News

Opioid settlement: North Carolina’s share could be $750M

News

Cooper moves to end North Carolina’s statewide mask mandate

Crime

Uber driver charged with kidnapping, sexually assaulting customer in North Carolina