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$100K bond for man suspected of firing gunshot during ENC high school football game

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(Photo: Duplin County Sheriff's Office)
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A gunshot was fired at the Wallace Rose Hill versus James Kenan High School football game in Wallace Friday night, with just seconds left on the scoreboard, and on Sunday a Rajon Faison was arrested and charged.

A gunshot was fired at the Wallace Rose Hill versus James Kenan High School football game in Wallace Friday night, with just seconds left on the scoreboard, and on Sunday a suspect was arrested and charged.

Wallace Police Department officials said the shot was fired during an altercation between spectators and nobody was hurt.

On Sunday, the Duplin County Sheriff’s Office arrested the suspect that is believed to be responsible for the shooting.

Rajon Faison, a 20-year-old man from Warsaw, is charged with discharging a firearm, inciting a riot, carrying a concealed firearm on school property and disorderly conduct.

His bond was set at $100,000 secured.

The game, which had just 24 seconds left, resumed Saturday and spectators were allowed to attend. Wallace Rose Hill beat James Kenan 38-31 in overtime.

Two weeks ago, on October 14, a person was wounded in a shooting at Dudley High School in Greensboro shortly after the football game ended.

Annette is originally a Midwest gal, born and raised in Michigan, but with career stops in many surrounding states, the Pacific Northwest, and various parts of the southeast. She has been involved in the media industry in eastern North Carolina for more than three years. An award-winning journalist and mother of four, Annette moved to ENC to be closer to family – in particular, her two young grandchildren. It’s possible that a -27 day with a -68 windchill in Minnesota may have also played a role in that decision. In her spare time, Annette does a lot of toddler and baby cuddling, reading, designing costumes for children’s theater and producing the coolest Halloween costumes anyone has ever seen. She has also worked as a diversity and inclusion facilitator serving school districts and large corporations. It’s the people that make this beautiful area special, and she wants to share those stories that touch the hearts of others. If you have a story idea to share, please reach out by email to westona@cravencc.edu.