Clayton man charged with shooting dead two teenagers

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to show the shooting occurred on May 22nd.

CLAYTON, NC (WNCN) — A Clayton man was arrested and charged with shooting dead two 16-year-olds on Sunday, the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office said.

The sheriff’s office said deputies responded to a shootout at a house on Sequoia Drive near Clayton shortly after 10 p.m.

Responding MPs found that two 16-year-old boys had been shot.

The sheriff’s office said both victims were taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Maynor Flores-Salinas, 20, has been identified as a suspect and charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and cause serious injury.

On Monday, Flores-Salinas was arrested with the help of the Clayton Police Department.

He is being held under a $450,000 secured bond.

The scene on Sequoia Drive on May 22nd. (Gilat Melamed/CBS 17)

The shooting is still under investigation. Clayton man charged with shooting dead two teenagers


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