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NC couple sought in Virginia shooting arrested in Minnesota

August 24, 2017

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A North Carolina couple charged in a shooting in Virginia that left a woman seriously injured has been arrested in Minnesota.

Virginia State Police said in a news release that Sean Castorina and Penny Dawson were arrested Thursday morning at a gas station in Fergus Falls, Minnesota.

Castorina and Dawson are charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm and car theft. They are awaiting extradition to Virginia.

Authorities are still looking for 84-year-old Harold Dean Simpson of Burlington, North Carolina. Simpson’s family reported him missing on Aug. 19.

Police in Virginia found Simpson’s car in Nelson County on Monday. Authorities later got a call about a shooting at a Nelson County home. The victim is being treated at the hospital for serious injuries.

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