Police: Lenoir man undergoing surgery after being shot

Lenoir Police responded to an overnight shooting where one man was found with multiple gunshot wounds.

Officers were called out to the 500 block of Wheeler Street in Lenoir around 2:44 a.m. on Tuesday. 

When officers arrived they found the victim with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was taken to Caldwell United Health Care and is undergoing surgery.

Police believe the suspect and victim know each other. The suspect, Keith Lamar Felder has been interviewed and charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.

Felder was placed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $75,000 secured bond. His first court appearance hearing is Tuesday, November 8.

Investigation into this matter is continuing – no further information is available for release at this time.  Anyone with information about the case should call the Lenoir Police Department at 828-757-2100 or report anonymously to Lenoir/Caldwell County Crimestoppers at 828-758-8300.