4 arrested in Smith Avenue shooting

Lexington police responded to a call on Smith Avenue that suspects in a car were shooting at another car shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday.

LEXINGTON, North Carolina – Four people, including two minors, have been arrested for a shooting in Lexington.

Tevvohn Zishod Jeramyah Knotts, 18, and Malik Raynard McNeair, 19, and two minors have been arrested in connection with the shooting.

Lexington police responded to a call on Smith Avenue that suspects in a car were shooting at another car shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Police located the car on Fairview Drive and attempted to stop it. The driver pulled into a Lowe’s Home Improvement parking lot and three of the suspects got out of the car and drove off.

Officials then tracked down the individuals and arrested them.

This is an isolated incident, officers said.

Lexington police said there were no reports of injuries in the shooting.

Knotts is charged with discharging a firearm within city limits, being armed to terrorize the public, possession of a firearm with an altered serial number, possession of Schedule VI and possession of drug paraphernalia. His bail is set at $7,500.

McNeair is charged with delaying resistance and obstruction. His bail is set at $1,000.

The two minors are charged with driving without a business license, possession with intent to sell and deliver Schedule VI and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information about the shooting, call Lexington Police at 336-243-3302.

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