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Authorities: Zebulon man shoots stepson

May 20, 2019

A Zebulon man faces charges after his stepson was shot in a domestic incident Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

Wake County deputies responded to 7625 Martin Road shortly before 3 p.m. and found Matthew Cox suffering from a gunshot wound.

Witnesses said argument between Cox, 33, and his stepfather, William Post, led to a physical altercation and then gunfire, authorities said.

Cos was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of a non-life-threatening wound.

Post, 60, also was injured in the incident. He faces a charge of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.

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