The third man was arrested in a “wild shootout in broad daylight” between cars in Selma, police say

SELMA, NC (WNCN) — A third suspect was arrested in a “wild shooting in broad daylight” that took place in Selma last month, police said.

The incident happened just before 1 p.m. on June 23, when two people in a car shot people sitting on a porch of a house on the corner of Green and W. Martin Luther King streets, Selma police said in a statement press release with.

People from the porch then got into a car and began chasing those who shot them, police said.

There was a shootout as both cars traveled along W. Noble Street to Buffalo Road, the press release said.

Then, at that intersection, an “innocent man driving a pickup truck” was grazed in the head by a bullet and his truck was hit by one (of the) cars driven during the shooting, according to the press release.

The victim was taken to WakeMed, treated and later released.

The first car was found in a nearby company parking lot. The car was “riddled with bullets” and two firearms were found inside the car, police said.

Two suspects were arrested.

Malika Edwards, 19, of Smithfield, and Rashad Vaughn, 20, of Clayton, have been charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and cause serious injury, felony firing a weapon from an occupied vehicle, felony, who fires a gun from an occupied vehicle Serious Bodily Harm and Crime Assistance and assistance in firing a firearm from an occupied vehicle.

Each was held on a $1 million bond.

Then, in the past week, a third arrest was made in the case.

Lupe Gonzales III, 20, was charged Monday with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, causing serious injury and discharging a firearm from an occupied vehicle into an occupied vehicle, police said.

He was also held on a $1 million bond.

Selma Police said the second car involved in the shooting was found on the day of the incident. Three youths were in the “bullet-riddled” car and were arrested. Two other people in the car escaped by running from the scene.

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Dais Johnston

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