Relative Charged In Benson-Area Shooting

A 63 year-old man has been charged with shooting his nephew at a home near Benson. At 1:49pm Friday, the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office responded to 786 Woodall Dairy Road after 36 year-old Steven Shane Moore of Parkertown Road, Four Oaks was shot in the chest.

Moore was transported by Johnston County EMS to WakeMed in Raleigh for a serious but non-life threatening wound. He is expected to make a full recovery.

Sheriff’s detectives later charged the victim’s uncle, Michael Edward Langdon of Gilbert Road, Benson with felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

A motive for the shooting remains under investigation. Langdon was held on a $75,000 secured bond.


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