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Elizabethtown man enters a guilty plea to attempted murder charge

Photo courtesy NC Department of Corrections

An Elizabethtown man has pled guilty to attempted murder in the shooting of his brother. Tony Elmore Lewis, 55, was sentenced to 125 months to 162 months active.

The shooting took place in August 2013 at 92 Curtis Lewis Road, near Dublin. When Bladen County Sheriff’s deputies arrived on the scene, they found Terry DeVane Lewis laying on the ground with a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

According to the report, Lewis’ brother, Tony Elmore Lewis was inside the home with several weapons and refused to surrender to authorities. The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office tactical team negotiated with Tony Lewis for several hours before he eventually surrendered.

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