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Two Suspects Arrested After Shooting, Chase – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 11/30/2020 at 3:58pm

Authorities apprehended two suspects Sunday night/early Monday morning after they fled arrest following an attempted home burglary in the Jeter Mountain area on Sunday afternoon.

The suspects exchanged gunfire with both sheriff deputies and the owners of the house they were attempting to rob. No one was injured, according to the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO).

Eric Lee Taylor, 39, and Joshua Brian McCarson, 33, were arrested in connection with the incident.

The investigation is ongoing, and more felony charges are forthcoming, according to TCSO Capt. Jeremy Queen.


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