FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – Two men have been arrested and charged in an assault that occurred before a deadly shootout between rival motorcycle gangs in Fayetteville, police said.
On Saturday, March 19, police were called to the Exxon at 1717 Owen Drive in reference to a disturbance. Responding officers learned an assault occurred at the location but no one involved was at the scene, police said.
The assault at the gas station was between rival biker gangs, Fayetteville police investigators determined.
Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with the assault.
Dalton Emmanuel Laperriere, 26, of Clayton, faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and felony conspiracy.
Laperriere received a $5,000 unsecured bond.
Kerry Helms Lawing, 49, of Fayetteville also faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and felony conspiracy.
Lawing received a $25,000 secured bond and currently remains in the Cumberland County Jail.
Later that same night, police responded to the Baymont Ramada, located at 1707 Owen Drive, just after 8:50 p.m.
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