UNION COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) – Deputies say a woman wanted for attempted murder has turned herself in as she is accused of shooting her husband multiple times in Union County.
Union County Sheriff’s Office deputies were sent to a home on Chandler Forest Court in Indian Trail on Tuesday around 6 p.m.
A 911 caller reported that his neighbor came to the caller’s home and said he had been shot numerous times and needed immediate medical assistance.
Deputies arrived on scene and found that the victim had been shot multiple times in various parts of his body. The victim was immediately taken to a local hospital where he underwent emergency lifesaving medical efforts.
Detectives said they learned that the man was shot by his wife, Lavonda M. Earley, during a disturbance at the home. After the shooting, deputies say Earley took off from the home and has refused to communicate with investigators in any manner.
On Wednesday evening, officials said Earley turned herself in at the sheriff’s office after being on the run for nearly 24 hours.
Detectives and crime scene investigators established probable cause based on evidence and findings during the investigation and arrest warrants were issued for Lavonda Earley.
The warrants were for the criminal offenses of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.