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Lexington teenager charged in shooting outside high school

Lexington teenager charged in shooting outside high school

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LEXINGTON — A teenager was arrested Tuesday for firing shots into a parking lot at Lexington Senior High School.

Lt. Tad Kepley of the Lexington Police Department, said that no one was injured during the shooting. Kepley said police officers received a call that shots were fired from a vehicle at the school about

3:19 p.m.

Brittany Craven, 18, of Flynt Street in Lexington, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, property damage, possession of a weapon on school grounds and discharging a weapon within the city limits. Craven is not a student at Lexington Senior High School.

Witnesses said Craven had argued with Terrence Exodus, 18, in the parking lot in front of the school, where he is a student. Craven had fired shots, then fled in his car.

Kepley said the investigation is ongoing.

Craven was processed at the Davidson County Jail after his arrest. A bond amount had not been set as of Tuesday evening.

Free health screenings available for women

Women can receive free health screenings and education Monday during a Triad-wide event called National Women’s Check-Up Day.

Health professionals will offer check-ups and information on diabetes, sickle cell disease, blood pressure, cancer, cholesterol and other illnesses. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the following locations:

• 1002 E. Market St., Greensboro. Information: 274-1507

• 401 Taylor Ave., High Point. Information: 886-2437

• 1225 East 5th St., Winston-Salem. Information: 723-1390

The event is sponsored by the Sickle Cell Disease Association of the Piedmont.

Ex-Marine gets 5 years

in Internet child-sex sting

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — A North Carolina man lured to Johnson City in an Internet ruse to have sex with a 12-year-old girl received a maximum sentence of 60 months in federal prison and a lifetime probation.

John Molendyk, 27, was caught in an undercover sting Dec. 5 when he arrived for a rendezvous at a Johnson City motel carrying 260 photographs and 11 videos of girls having sex with adults, authorities said.

At the time, Molendyk was a U.S. Marine sergeant stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C. He since has been discharged.

— Staff and Wire Reports

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