Man Hospitalized With Gunshot Wound Now Charged With Murder

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the weekend murder of a Benson man.  Zachary Tyler Johnson, 23, of Raeford Road, Angier was arrested earlier today on a first-degree murder warrant and taken before a magistrate.

At 4:06pm Saturday, Harnett County deputies responded to a 911 call reporting a shooting and assault at 15 Cater Lane near Lillington. Deputies found two people at the scene had been shot. Montice Williams, 31, of Benson was pronounced dead at the scene.  A second person, Zachary Tyler Johnson, sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound and was transported to the hospital.

Deputies have not released a motive.   Johnson is being held in the Harnett County Jail with no bond.