A Middlesex man is in custody charged with shooting a man causing serious injury. The incident was reported at 5:08am Monday in the 9200 block of Sara Lissa Lane near Middlesex.
Nash County deputies responded the address and discovered the victim lying in a pathway suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg and the loss of a large amount of blood.
The victim, whose name was not immediately released, was rushed to WakeMed for emergency surgery.
The suspect, Jason Everette Hill, 27, of Old White Oak Road, Nashville had left the scene with his girlfriend before deputies arrived.
Hill was located operating a vehicle near his residence and arrested during a traffic stop. An AK-47 firearm used in the incident was located and seized. A motive for the shooting has not been released.
Hill was held at the Nash County Detention Center under a $200,000 bond charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He will make his first appearance in court on Tuesday.