DEPUTIES: Man arrested for allegedly shooting at family members in Lenoir Co.

LENOIR COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – Deputies say a man was arrested for allegedly shooting at his family members and neighbors in Lenoir County on Saturday.

According to the Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office, 20-year-old Cameron Edmundson is charged with two counts of attempted first degree murder, one count of discharging a weapon into occupied property, one count of assault by pointing a gun, one count of simple assault and one count of damage to property.

Authorities say D-Shift units responded to a residence at 6728 Skeeter Pond Road for a domestic disturbance call.

While on the way to the residence, Lenoir County Communications advised the disturbance had turned physical and that Edmundson had firearms in his possession.

Shortly thereafter, dispatch advised the suspect was shooting at occupants inside the residence with a handgun. It was also reported Edmundson was on the back porch of the residence with an AR-15-style rifle shooting at family members and neighbors.

LCSO deputies arrived on the scene and confronted Edmundson at the rear of the residence, where he was observed being armed with the AR-15-style rifle and a semiautomatic handgun. Deputies engaged the suspect as he was walking towards the back porch of the residence and ordered him to drop the weapons. Edmundson followed the deputies’ commands and was taken into custody.

During the investigation, deputies learned Edmundson shot at family members inside the residence, outside the residence and into a vehicle as they were trying to leave the scene. Family members drove to a neighbor’s residence and Edmundson also fired weapons towards that residence.

Deputies say multiple firearms were seized during the investigation, including the AR-15-style rifle and the handgun that was used during the assault. They also located and seized Schedule VI marijuana and Schedule I psychedelic mushrooms from Edmundson.

Edmonson received no bond on all the felony charges but received a secured bond for the damage to property charge.

This incident is still under investigation and more charges are pending.