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Hope Mills teen arrested in connection with shooting

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Alex Brandon Fernandez, 18, is wanted on charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and inflicting serious injury and first-degree burglary. Alex Brandon Fernandez, 18, is wanted on charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and inflicting serious injury and first-degree burglary.
HOPE MILLS, N.C. -

Cumberland County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Hope Mills teen wanted in connection with a shooting Sunday night in the Gallberry Farms community.

Authorities arrested 18-year-old Alex Brandon Fernandez Tuesday. He faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and inflicting serious injury and first-degree burglary.

The sheriff's office said Fernandez and another teen tried to break into a home on Gallberry Farm Road and shot the homeowner.

The second suspect, 19-year-old James Todd Fisher, was captured by authorities early Tuesday morning. Fisher is charged with first-degree burglary and felony conspiracy. He is being held in the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $65,000 secured bond.

Fernandez is being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center. Authorities did not release any bond information concerning Fernandez.

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